TNA WRESTLING HIRES iN DEMAND EXECUTIVE
TNA ENTERTAINMENT OPENS NEW YORK OFFICE
June 24, 2003 (Nashville, TN)TNA Entertainment announced today that
it has hired Frank Romano as Chief Operating Officer. Romano was Vice
President of Event Programming & Operations for iN DEMAND. In
addition, TNA Entertainment also announced the opening of a TNA office
in Manhattan. Romano will work out of the New York branch.
TNA Entertainment produces TNA Wrestling, the first-ever weekly
wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) series available in the United States on
iN DEMAND, DirecTV, TVN, plus Viewer's Choice in Canada and Bell
Expressvu in Canada.
"Frank has been a supporter of TNA since its debut in June of 2002,
and we're thrilled to have him on board," said Jeff Jarrett, founder
and executive vice president of TNA entertainment. "TNA's first year
has been extremely successful, and Frank's experience and enthusiasm
for the product will accelerate the company's growing success."
"I'm looking forward to utilizing my experience in the pay-per-view
industry for TNA. With TNA being the only 52 week, live pay-per-view
programming, we have a unique opportunity," Romano said. "TNA has a
very progressive business structure, and it has quickly established
itself as the definitive alternative to WWE in the market of wrestling
and sports entertainment."
Both Jarrett and Romano are e***d about the New York office.
"Establishing a presence in New York will solidify TNA as a major
player in the industry," Jarrett said. The New York office opened for
business June 23, 2003.
For further information on NWA TNA, visit www.NWATNA.com.