Four ATSC Board Members Elected by Membership

Members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) elected four media and technology executives to serve on the ATSC Board of Directors for three-year terms that begin in January 2023.
Matthew Volk

Audacy’s Sports SVP Driving To New Opportunity

In February 2021, the company successfully lured a three-year VP of Content Strategy for NBC Sports Washington to serve as its corporate-level VP of Sports. He would later rise to SVP/Sports. Now, Matthew Volk is preparing to exit Audacy Corp.

Former WSBT Leader Added to LABF Board

The former GM of WSTB Television and Radio in South Bend, Ind., has been elected to the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation (LABF) Board of Directors.

GBH Gets Goldberg As Its First Female Leader

Since its founding in Boston in 1951, this public broadcasting institution has had a male leader. That will soon change, as a woman who began her career as a Seattle Post-Intelligencer reporter has been named as the next President/CEO of GBH.

NAB Leadership Foundation Launches Future Leaders Fund

NABLF board member and broadcast ambassador Tamron Hall kicked off the campaign with a video message encouraging broadcasters to donate to The Future Leaders Fund this holiday season.

Byron Allen Lands Comedian For Streaming Channel Partnership

The Allen Media Group (AMG) digital platform Local Now, a free-streaming service for local news and entertainment, is firing up a new offering dedicated to a comedian and actor known for roles on CBS's "The Ghost Whisperer" and his portrayal as Randy Meeks in the original "Scream" films of the 1990s.
Keith Kazerman

Local OTT Platform Gamut Welcomes a President

This individual, who spent many years at Discovery and, before that, at DirecTV, will take the role of President. He starts his new role on November 30.

Eight Female Leaders Honored at Gracies Leadership Awards

Back as a first-time event, with virtual gatherings seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alliance for Women in Media (AWM)-hosted Gracies Leadership Awards luncheon saw accolades and honors bestowed upon eight female notables from across the media industry.
Seema Kumar

Audacy Selects an Ad Platforms SVP

Audacy Corp. has selected an individual who will be placed in a role that gives her leadership of the team members responsible for the technology platforms for Audacy’s revenue organization, "ensuring that roadmaps and requirements are prioritized for vendors and IT ad tech engineers, aligned with ad product strategy and revenue goals, and optimized to meet business operational needs."
Laura Gonzo

Quu’s Gonzo Move For Affiliate Services

She's been a territory Sales Manager for Nature's Variety, a brand of pet products. Early career highlights include a tenure as Director of Affiliate Sales for Sony/SW Networks. She's mostly remembered for her 10+-year tenure at Premiere Radio Networks. Now, this ex-radio industry pro has cued up an industry return.
Diego Cannizzaro

DMC Studio Owner Now a NYF Radio Awards Advisor

As Owner/Director of DMC STUDIO in Buenos Aires, he specializes in radio arts, sound stories, commercials, field recording, sound design and mixing.  Now, he can add NYF Radio Awards Advisory Board member to his resumé.

Longtime NBCU Domestic TV Research Leader Joins AMG

He most recently was the Senior Vice President of Research & Sales Strategy for NBCUniversal's Domestic Television Distribution unit, his professional home for two decades. Now, he's on board the fast-growing visual media company owned by Byron Allen.

RAB Board Elects New Directors for 2023

The Radio Advertising Bureau at its recent Fall Board of Directors meeting selected a new slate of officers and directors. The choices were approved unanimously.

Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts Get LABF Salute

The Library of American Broadcasting Foundation’s annual celebration of the distinguished individuals who have brought the electronic arts to the prominence they occupy in the U.S. and the world today, and who have set the stage for the future, is on track for Tuesday at Gotham Hall.
Jaime Sayre Kawaja

South Florida’s ‘FOX 29’ Gets a New Leader

It may have a shared services agreement with Scripps that sees the familiar news anchors of WPTV-5 also appear on the FOX affiliate serving West Palm Beach, but its sales and marketing are the responsibility of the licensee.  That station owner has named a new General Manager, who will also serve as GSM.