Donny Hudson, a longtime figure in Miami's Hispanic media world, has been selected to serve as GM and VP/Sales for Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS)'s three FMs in the Magic City. The move comes as its former VP/Sales and SoFla GM takes charge of a new "portafolio."
Jamie Gillespie, a longtime NAB government affairs leader, has accepted a new role on Capitol Hill for one of the nation's biggest media and entertainment companies.
The EVP and Chief Investment Officer of Horizon Media is taking a top ad sales role at both FOX News Channel and Fox Business Network. She begins her new duties on May 22.
Here's an opportunity you may not want to flush down the drain. A popular afternoon-drive show airing on an Entercom Rock station in Seattle is getting a national roll-out on June 5, thanks to a partnership with Westwood One.
There's a new "portafolio" for Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS), and the company's Miami-market VP/Sales and GM is tacking on responsibilities to oversee what's being billed as a cross-platform content development division designed to create and expand brand strategies across all of the Hispanic-focused media operation's divisions.
In a move directly correlated to its tax-free, Reverse Morris Trust-fueled merger with CBS Radio, Entercom has hired the President/CEO of the San Diego Padres to serve as its brand-new President of what is to be called "Entercom Sports." Dee, who has been an executive with the Miami Dolphins and Boston Red Sox, is relocating to Philadelphia to take the job.
A former U.S. Army Captain who joined DISH Network in 2011 as Director of Programming and later rose to VP/Programming has added SVP stripes at the DBS and OTT provider.
Fox Networks Group (FNG) is welcoming two new individuals to its Global Solutions team, with each taking newly created SVP roles for the sales division. One of the new hires once worked for USA TODAY. The other new hire has worked for the New York Mets baseball club.
Video monetization technology and services provider Ooyala has appointed a high-tech business leader with nearly three decades of its experience to serve as its new CEO.
iHeartMedia has been forward-thinking in its creation of a Digital Program Director to take up cross-platform advertising and marketing opportunities at some of its biggest market clusters. In the San Francisco Bay Area, the company has turned to a veteran who has worked as such internet players as Stitcher, and at such now-defunct legendary radio stations at WNEW-FM 102.7 in New York.
For its new SVP/Corporate Research, Univision Communications looked to a former PBS executive for its top candidate for the job. This individual is already settled in to his new role, and will now be based in New York, where he reports to EVP/Corporate Research Jed Meyer.
The nation's biggest owner of radio stations has picked Donna Pickett for a key digital marketing role. A Time Life veteran, Pickett will take the position of EVP/Marketing, Digital Products at iHeartMedia.
A New England radio industry veteran has been given national stripes as iHeartMedia's new SVP/Live Entertainment & Events.
Danny Lowry, described as "a world-class professional who is skilled in promoting a collaborative team culture," has been selected to serve as the VP/Radio National Sales for one of the largest Spanish-language radio companies in the U.S.
A nine-year DISH Network veteran has been named VP of DISH Media Sales, overseeing both DISH and Sling TV's advertising sales, analytics and operations.