Demand Media Names Julie MacMedan Vice President, Investor Relations


SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Demand Media(R), Inc. (NYSE: DMD), a leading content and social media company, announced today that Julie MacMedan has joined the company as vice president, investor relations, reporting to President and CFO Charles Hilliard. MacMedan brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic investor relations and financial communications roles to the position.

"We are pleased to welcome an experienced investor relations professional to serve as a dedicated resource for our investors," said Hilliard. "Julie's strategic approach to investor relations, as well as her extensive relationships with technology and media investors and analysts, will help us build a leading investor relations program at Demand Media."

MacMedan joins Demand Media after nearly nine years at leading interactive entertainment company, THQ Inc., where she was vice president of investor relations and corporate communications. Prior to joining THQ, MacMedan was a vice president with PondelWilkinson Inc., a Los Angeles based corporate and investor relations consulting firm. MacMedan joined PondelWilkinson after a multi-year career with NASDAQ OMX, where she served as a director of market services, counseling public companies regarding the strategy and practice of investor relations.

MacMedan earned an MBA from George Mason University, and has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Richmond, where she graduated magna cum laude. She is currently an officer of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute.

About Demand Media

Demand Media, Inc. (NYSE: DMD) is a leading content and social media company. Through its owned and operated web properties reaching more than 100 million monthly visitors, global network of digital partners, and innovative content studio, Demand Media publishes what the world wants to know and share. Founded in 2006, Demand Media is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA with offices in Bellevue, WA, Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, New York, NY and London, UK. For more information about Demand Media visit

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