Caroline Beasley To Co-Chair Forecast 2019


The CEO of Beasley Media Group has been selected to co-chair Forecast 2019 , the radio industry’s most respected and influential annual financial conference.

A partner co-chair will be announced shortly for the event, which will again bring broadcast executives, investors, and advertisers together to discuss the trends, influences, and policies that will shape radio in the coming year. Forecast 2019 is scheduled for Nov. 18, 2018 at the Harvard Club in New York.

“I am extremely pleased to have the opportunity to work with Caroline Beasley on Forecast 2019,” says Radio + Television Business Report Publisher Deborah Parenti. “Caroline’s background in the financial side of the business will provide an excellent perspective, especially this year, in creating a timely and provocative agenda. She provides a rich resource we are fortunate to be able to tap. Considering this year one in which much could change over the coming months, Caroline’s astuteness in this area will allow us to maintain a nimble approach in making sure any late breaking important developments that could impact our attendees and how they manage their assets and resources next year will be well covered.”

Beasley said it is an honor to be co-chairing this year’s event, adding, “From big data to big numbers, we’ll talk about important trends and opportunities that will have a direct impact on the radio industry in 2019 and beyond.”

Caroline Beasley was appointed CEO of Beasley Broadcast Group on January 1, 2017, and previously served as interim CEO from March 18, 2016 through the end of 2016. From 1994, she held the role of EVP/CFO, Treasurer and Secretary.

She has served as a Director of Beasley Broadcast Group since she joined the Company in 1983.

Ms. Beasley currently serves as the Joint Board Chair of the NAB Board of Directors and is a past Chairman of the NAB Radio Board. In addition, Caroline Beasley is a member of the BMI Board of Directors and the Broadcasters Foundation of America Board of Directors.

In 2017, she was honored by Radio Ink magazine as “Radio Executive of the Year.”

Forecast brings together the best and brightest talent in broadcasting and advertising to forecast the coming year, to discuss the trends and momentums that will affect ratings and revenue. From Washington to Wall Street, automobiles to mobile devices, Forecast focuses on what’s ahead in the broadcast community’s future and how to prepare for its opportunities and challenges.

This is the industry’s only forum that allows radio owners, CFOs, group executives, managers, and Wall Street analysts to gather for an open exchange on conditions and expectations for the coming year.

The conference concludes with the networking event of the year, the annual “Top 40” cocktail reception, honoring Radio Ink’s 40 Most Powerful People in Radio.

Radio + Television Business Report is the official media partner of Forecast 2019; it is co-owned with Radio INK by Streamline Publishing.

Seating at Forecast 2019 , scheduled for Nov. 18 at the Harvard Club in New York, is limited.  

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