Brannigan to lead Lebhar-Friedman Residential Products Group

Construction and publishing industry veteran Jack Brannigan has joined Lebhar-Friedman, owner of Home Channel News, as VP and group publisher for the New York-based company’s Residential Products Group.

In addition to overseeing growth for the print and digital products under the Home Channel News banner, Brannigan will guide the company’s new Residential Products Group as it develops new products for new markets. He will be based in Chicago.

Brannigan has successfully launched and guided to success numerous trade and consumer magazines and websites in the residential construction industry during his 25-year publishing career.

“I am very excited to join the team at Lebhar-Friedman and help the Residential Products Group develop solutions that help our customers grow,” Brannigan said. “The underlying fundamentals of the building trade are strong, and I believe this is a great time to be in the business of serving that industry.”

Brannigan has served in senior executive positions with HomeSphere Inc. and Hanley-Wood. He currently serves on the board of directors of BuilderFusion, a building and technology company based in Orem, Utah.

Early in his career, Brannigan held sales and executive positions with Cahners Publishing (Reed) and Penton Media.