Jim Hughes is the Chief Executive Officer of Media Payments Inc, a fully automated payment solution, custom built for media buyers and sellers.
Prior to joining MPI in 2016, Jim spent thirty years in the media sales business with Cox Media Group, subsidiary, TeleRep Inc. He most recently has served as President of TeleRep, Inc., (the largest national television station representative) since 2009. TeleRep represents most of the largest media owners in the industry, including Tribune, Tegna, Media General, Meredith, Cox, Raycom,Sinclair and others. His other roles at TeleRep included SVP/Director of Operations 2006-09 and SVP/Director of Sales 1998-2006. Jim serves on the Board of Directors of the TVB, has been NSAC Chairman and on the Executive Board of TVB. A Graduate of Villanova University, he lives in Connecticut with his wife and three children.