Rick Hamann

SVP, Content

The Onion

Hamann first joined The Onion in March 2014 as SVP/head of Onion Labs, the creative services branded entertainment division. As head of Labs, Hamann led the successful build of the full-service agency within the walls of the Onion, combining the best comedy writers and marketing talent to create advertising content worthy of the Onion name. 

In November 2014, Hamann was promoted to SVP/head of content, overseeing the entire editorial operation of the company’s publishing arm (including the Onion, A.V. Club, and ClickHole), as well as Onion Labs, and all creative development for The Onion.   

Prior to joining The Onion, Hamann served as SVP/group CD, at Energy BBDO. Hamann moved up from VP/CD to the GCD role. 

The Onion has become America’s most recognizable and prominent source of satirical comedy, with daily coverage of politics, technology, sports, business, entertainment and more. The digital properties of the Onion combine to receive an average of 19 million monthly visitors to their web sites and account for over 3.3 million Facebook fans and 5.6 million Twitter followers.

Speaking at: Targeting millennial’s funny bones (and their wallets); Luncheon Roundtables

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