Founded in 2008, Media Solutions Partners is an Atlanta-based firm specializing in digital strategy and operations, strategic planning, digital revenue growth strategies, support and training, paid content approaches and execution, operational and infrastructure support and strategy, communications strategy, content and product planning for the media, search engine optimization, web design, audience initiatives and other services.
MSP supports the media industry, and also the companies, vendors and agencies that provide services to the media industry. Our services focus on providing the needed information, data and guidance to assist and support industry executives in making the best business decisions in an ever-changing media landscape. Our contacts and resources are deep and broad across the media industry, spanning online and print, newspapers, radio and television. Resources available through MSP include some of the best and brightest in the media industry, capable of covering a media company’s needs in practically any area of operation or strategy.
Projects are tailored to meet the client’s business needs, short or long-term; a clear definition of project goals and needs; and steps needed to reach those goals.
Today’s media environment requires quick action, but with deep knowledge and review of options and needs. We deliver the information and support needed to progress and profit in a changing media environment.
John Reetz, President / co-owner
John has a proven history of innovation, collaboration and successful leadership through growth and transitional periods, in both digital and print. Prior to founding JR Media Solutions Group in 2008, which grew into Media Solutions Partners in 2012, John was founder and General Manager of COXnet, the Internet support and solutions group for 40-plus Cox Newspapers’ web sites.
At The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, after a career as a reporter and editor, he created the News Operations Department, the first all-encompassing editing, design and operations team in the U.S. newspaper industry. John was chairman of the Olympics Operations Committee, responsible for all planning for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
At MSP, he works with clients on business development, social media, content, technology, infrastructure, digital growth, paid content and a variety of other digital and print transition initiatives.
Debbie Reetz, VP of Sales and Marketing / co-owner
Debbie is co-owner of MSP and specializes in digital revenue growth and training, sales management, start-ups, turnarounds, revitalization, business development growth, marketing strategy, client development and retention and brand management.
Her sales experience includes success as Director of National Accounts for AutoTrader.com (Classics division), where she was responsible for leading a team that sold digital advertising to auto manufacturers, auto aftermarket, insurance, banking, consumer products, travel, healthcare, entertainment and much more.
As Director of National Advertising for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Debbie led a team of 25, providing sales strategy, coaching, expense management, expertise in digital and print and leadership in reaching annual revenue goals up to $70 million.
Debbie’s expertise and work history also includes working with small-medium businesses and their advertising needs, plus large national companies. Categories include financial, insurance, retail, healthcare, movies, entertainment and tourism and travel.