On Tuesday and Wednesday, the NAB's executive committee elections took place at the NAB Board of Directors meeting in Washington, D.C. What are the results? Click here for all of the winning information.
The Back Bay's most well-known spoken word radio brands will soon be getting a new VP of News, Talk and Sports programming. Starting July 1, an individual with WINS-AM 1010 and WCBS-AM 880 in New York on his resume will be responsible for overseeing the programming of a former sibling, in addition to two Talk AMs serving the greater Boston area.
The E.W. Scripps Co.'s "next-generation national news network" expands its New York-based sales and distribution team with the hiring of a VP/Sales and a VP/Strategic Partnerships.
An independently owned NBC affiliate at the forefront of the next gen broadcast TV standard known as ATSC 3.0 has selected its next VP/GM. This individual is trading America's Finest City for the Triangle region of North Carolina, and takes on his new role July 16.
Who is replacing Linda Danna at the helm of a TEGNA station in Kentucky? The company has turned to KUSA-9 in Denver, and a woman who has served as its News Director since 2015.
A veteran radio sales executive with roles at Capitol Broadcasting and Entercom has just taken the reins as SVP/Sales for iHeartMedia's group of stations in the Triangle region of North Carolina.
Kaelan Dorr will be the company’s executive political producer. Dorr worked on President Trump’s 2016 campaign and was subsequently appointed director of congressional communications. He wasted no time announcing his hire in the president’s favorite social forum.
For the past seven months, Zachary has been SVP/Market Manager for Entercom’s Southern New England Region, and before that held the VP/Market Manager dual role in Boston for four years. He will also continue as Market Manager in Hartford, CT, while the company searches for a permanent replacement.
Until November 2016, Michelle Redberg was primarily known for her experience as a sales executive and marketing specialist in television. She jumped to the radio business, taking an AE position. Now, she's been upped to VP/Sales for a cluster owned by one of the nation's largest radio station owners.
His resume includes stints at such famous Chicago radio stations as WLS-AM and WGN-AM. His LinkedIn profile notes that from 1978 to 1980 he was an actor, signed to Universal Pictures. There'll be no acting for Jeff Hill as of today: He's just been appointed VP/Sales for the Windy City signals owned by one of the nation's biggest radio broadcasting companies.
After a 22-year career at Westwood One, Dennis Green has opted not to slow down and retire. Instead, he'll happily catch some rays, enjoy doing it, and hopefully gain some new clients for a growing barter-based radio industry services provider.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are thisclose to meeting the Las Vegas Golden Knights in the 2018 Stanley Cup Finals. It's a sure bet that Russell Robertson will be cheering mightily for the Bolts. Robertson has just been named SVP/Sales for one top group of radio stations in Tampa-St. Petersburg.
In October 2016, a radio industry veteran left the business. He joined an Austin-based marketing and advertising shop, serving as a senior account manager. The radio bug just bit him again: He's just been named a Market Manager for a cluster of iHeartRadio stations in a top 50 market.
With the departure of its SVP/Sales for similar duties in the Tampa-St. Petersburg market, iHeartMedia had a choice to make on who would become its next sales leader in the Pacific Northwest's biggest market. That choice came today, with a promotion at iHeart's Seattle-Tacoma station group.
The former Special Counsel in the Competition Policy Division of the FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau has been selected as the second VP/Regulatory Affairs at the American Cable Association.