Gray’s New Leaders In Louisiana, Alabama

Gray Television said Monday that it has chosen "two highly qualified managers from within its ranks" to lead its television stations in a Louisiana market, and a city adjacent to Fort Rucker, Ala. One is a woman who is leaving Harrisonburg, Va. The other was at the Gray-owned CBS affiliate in Charlotte.

How Radio Is Helping Local Eateries Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

Morgan’s Country Kitchen is a popular breakfast and lunch spot in an area of Palm Beach County, Fla., known more for its warehouses than its beaches or nearby polo grounds. Just minutes from a popular concert venue, Morgan's business was decimated due to the novel coronavirus. A Hubbard Radio Country station helped save it.

Chastain Selected For FOX Slot In California Capital

Scot Chastain is planning to relocate to California's state capital, once stay-at-home restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic are lifted by Gov. Gavin Newsom. That's because he has been tapped to oversee the market's FOX affiliate, and will be leaving Lansing, Mich.

Gracie Awards Postponed To September

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has made the decision to postpone the 45th Annual Gracie Awards Gala, scheduled for May 19, due to recommendations from public health officials surrounding the novel Coronavirus outbreak. A new date has been affirmed.

Meredith’s K.C. Combo Gets a New VP/GM

Chuck Poduska will officially start his retirement as VP/GM of Meredith Local Media's Kansas City duopoly on March 31. We now know who is succeeding him at the stations.

Who’s Replacing Janedis At TEGNA?

TEGNA's Senior Director of Corporate Development has been promoted to Head of Investor Relations. At the same time, there's a new VP/Treasurer in place at TEGNA.

John Janedis Is Out Of The Office at TEGNA … Permanently

With talk of bids from Apollo Global Management, Byron Allen's group and even Trinity Broadcasting Network making headlines of late and Soohyung Kim's Standard General putting pressure on TEGNA for representation on its Board of Directors, John Janedis is exiting the company formerly known as Gannett. Janedis is returning to Wall Street to take a seat Marci Ryvicker once held.

Meet Cumulus Media’s New CFO, Inbound From Univision

The EVP/CFO of Univision Communications until his March 2018 departure has just accepted John Abbot's old job. He had been at Univision for nearly three years, following a 22-year run at Goldman Sachs, where he was a managing director.

WBLS, Hot 97 Welcome A Brand Partnerships Pro

The Shadow League has developed an online audience as an online hub dedicated to presenting "journalistically sound sports coverage through the lens of culture." The individual who presently serves as its EVP, who has experience at African American-centric cable TV network BET, has just joined the partnership in New York that is now the licensee of "Hot 97" and WBLS.

With Herrera-Flanigan’s Exit, Wood Takes NAB TV Board Seat

In February 2005, a partner at a D.C. law firm departed after 18 years to take the top governmental and regulatory affairs post at one of the nation's biggest media companies targeting Hispanic consumers. He's still at Univision Communications, and based in Southern California. And, he's just added an additional role to his resume, thanks to the NAB.

Chairs Named For Media Finance Focus 2020

The Corporate Controller at Bonneville International and the Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller at Sinclair Broadcast Group have been named Chairs for Media Finance Focus 2020. The event is scheduled for late May at the famed Hollywood & Highland complex in Los Angeles.

Kraus Takes KARE Slot As Chase’s Successor

When Steve Chase shifted to a role at TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate KUSA-9 in Denver, it opened up a slot back in the Twin Cities, where he held a top sales role at the company's NBC affiliate in that market. TEGNA has now filled that post.
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Entravision Gets New Sales Leaders In RGV

Entravision Communications Corp. has named its new SVP and, additionally, has selected its new VP of Integrated Marketing Solutions for its media properties in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Taking the roles are two women.

CoxReps, Gamut Get an Executive Chairman

In his new role, Ed Wilson will "leverage each businesses’ leadership position in the media industry to drive continued innovation and pursue sustainable growth strategies," Cox Media Group says.

Meet Federated Media’s New Fort Wayne Leader

In February 2009, Ben Saurer shifted from one Fort Wayne cluster to another as GSM. He's now been promoted to VP/GM of the station group.

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