Speaker profile

Eleanor Cippel

With extensive local media experience (digital, print, cable) Eleanor Cippel is skilled in both high level strategy and street level execution in all revenue segments, sales, marketing, training and business development. 

She is the co-founder, chief marketing officer and affilliate broker at Great Life Real Estate in Tennessee.

Previously, as Chief Marketing Officer for Coats 2 Coats, Eleanor was responsible for business development, Innovation, sales training and entrepreneur/start-up business consulting.

Prior to this Eleanor served as Senior Vice President of Advertising and Marketing for The Denver Post and Regional Vice President for Digital First Media, responsible for leading sales initiatives and driving new strategic opportunities to grow revenue through a diverse offering of products.

Eleanor made the move to Denver after serving as Managing Director of Sales and Operations for The E.W. Scripps Company where she was responsible for leading sales strategy, implementation and cultural change in transitioning traditional media sales operations into profitable digital models.

During her tenure at E.W. Scripps Eleanor also served as Director of Innovation where she was responsible for finding, funding and developing new business start-ups and innovative business ventures in the digital space.

Eleanor lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.