In an e-mail letter distributed Monday to all Entercom employees — and submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by CBS Corporation — the soon-to-be new steward of what will soon be the former CBS Radio stations revealed who's in and who's out once those AM and FM properties become the property of the Philadelphia-based radio broadcasting pure-play. Here's the big takeaway: Scott Herman will not be joining Entercom and is going his separate ways.
The Viacom-owned network made the announcement Thursday. Michael D. Armstrong takes over as general manager of BET Networks. Jeanine Liburd has been appointed chief marketing and communications officer, a new role at BET, and Donna Blackman is now senior vice president of business operations. Armstrong will report to BET Networks chairman and CEO Debra L. Lee.
Salem Media Group has secured its new GM for its radio stations in the Greenville-Spartanburg, S. Carolina, market. The veteran sales executive previously served as Director/Sales for a six-year period at Urban One (then Radio One) in Atlanta. From Feb. 2008-Oct. 2009, he served as VP/Affiliate Sales for Metro Networks.
The three-year GSM for iHeartMedia's Chicago radio stations has been rewarded with a promotion to VP/Sales for the company's Windy City properties. This individual will now have top oversight for the sales efforts of the company's four FMs and Gospel WGCI-AM 1390, in addition to a variety of station-branded events held throughout the calendar year.
Veteran broadcast TV engineer Mike Keller is retiring after 25 years with Hearst Television at the end of 2017. In preparation for Keller's departure, it's already promoted someone from within to serve as its next Director of Engineering for the Eastern Region.
The Media Financial Management Association (MFM) has affirmed its officers and newly elected board members for 2017-2018 officers and for its BCCA subsidiary, the media industry’s credit association.
In a move first predicted by Recode on Monday, struggling streaming audio firm Pandora's CEO and co-founder has decided to step down as its chief executive while also agreeing to depart the company's board of directors. Without elaborating, the company also revealed that two other key executives were leaving. Is a man once tied to the Toronto Maple Leafs shaping Pandora's future?
One of the most famous voices in the history of U.S. Hispanic radio is back on Southern California's airwaves. Tomorrow marks the second edition of El Cucuy y Mayra Berenice, a Saturday midday talk and entertainment show airing weekly from 10am-2pm on Entravision's Classic Regional Mexican Hits station serving Los Angeles, KSSE-FM 107.1 "La Suavecita."
The CEO of Beasley Media Group has received the full support of the NAB Joint Board of Directors and has been unanimously elected to serve as NAB joint board chair.
A veteran radio industry sales executive who started his career at a pair of Birmingham, Ala., FM stations in 1991 has been selected to serve as Station Manager and Director of Sales for Sinclair Broadcast Group's NBC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio.
A "fresh take" on morning television is the key selling point of a new morning dose. Tribune Broadcasting, the UHF and VHF arm of Tribune Media, is betting big its ingredients will give consumers another wake-up and breakfast show option. It also sends a warning shot to AM and FM radio stations in six DMAs that they aren't the only media that can connect on a local level with lifestyle news and entertainment ahead of a day at work, school, or play.
The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the winners of the 2017 Kaleidoscope Awards, honoring outstanding achievements in the coverage of diversity. Who are they? Click here for a full list of honorees.
The former Market Manager and GM for BiCoastal Media's Medford, Ore., station group is heading up Interstate 5 straight to Exit 299A, and a single-story office park located within walking distance of The Old Spaghetti Factory. Once there, he'll take over as VP/Market Manager for Entercom's Portland, Ore., cluster.
A 23-year veteran of ERI-Electronics Research Inc. who most recently served as the Structural Division's Senior Engineer has been hired by Hodge Structural Engineers (HSE) to serve as its Principal Structural Engineer.
One of the biggest Hispanic and millennial-targeted media companies in the U.S. has brought on a former Asst. U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District...