Meet Nexstar’s New Leader In North Dakota

The Director of Sales for Nexstar's central and western North Dakota TV and digital operations has been promoted to VP/GM of three CBS affiliates and an affiliate of The CW serving a four-city DMA in the state ranked No. 146.

From M*A*S*H To West Wing: Alda’s Talents Earn NAB Honor

Entertainment industry legend Alan Alda will receive the National Association of Broadcasters’ Distinguished Service Award (NAB DSA) during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Alda will accept the award at the NAB Show Opening session on Monday, April 8.

Larkin Seated As RAB Board Chair

Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB)'s 2019 Board of Directors Officers have been decided, thanks to an election held by the sales advocacy group led by Erica Farber. Taking the role of Chairman is a well-liked Entercom RVP.
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Here’s Who Is Succeeding Watkins On NAB Radio Board

After 47 years at legendary Urban AC WHUR-FM 96.3, Jim Watkins in late August retired as GM. This resulted in an opening on the NAB Radio Board of Directors, and it's just been filled. Watkins' old seat has now been given to a radio executive who has been active in the Old Dominion since 1979.

Here’s Rex Hansen’s Successor At SummitMedia

On Wednesday, SummitMedia revealed that its VP/GM in Springfield, Mo., will be retiring. One day later, it announced who his successor will be.

Hansen Hangs It Up In Springfield, Mo.

The individual who has guided SummitMedia's four Springfield, Mo., radio stations for nearly two decades and, before that, led Southwest Missouri radio properties owned by Mid-West Family Stations, has decided to retire.

Judy Lakin’s Successor Selected At Cox/Houston

After 18 years in sales leadership roles at Cox Media Group's Houston station group, Judy Lakin is leaving at the end of the year. Her successor has just been named.

Waldon’s Pond Now Hearst’s ABQ ABC Affiliate

Lori Waldon is trading in easy access to Sacramento Kings games for a quick drive to Santa Fe and other wonders of northern New Mexico. 

A Lifestyle, Latino Leadership Promotion For Stimmel

There's a new EVP of Lifestyle and Hispanic Advertising Sales at NBCUniversal, and the woman being promoted to the role will be charged with leading the sales teams responsible for national advertising and marketing partnerships on three total market cable channels, in addition to NBCU's two Hispanic-targeted entities.

Hoffman Ascends To Top Role At Entercom/Indianapolis

Entercom Communications' VP/Sales for its three stations in Indianapolis has been elevated to the role of SVP/Market Manager. It's a reward for strong leadership and an ability to win singled out by Regional Manager Dave Alpert, who congratulated this seven-year company veteran for his promotion.

Cummings Captures Another Texas Market For TEGNA

The man who presently oversees several TEGNA stations in Texas is expanding his role by taking on the President/GM position of an ABC affiliate along the Gulf Coast. This veteran arrived in the Lone Star State following 20 years overseeing a TV station in Billings, Montana.

Salem Marshalls Up A Pittsburgh Market Leader

A former VP/Market Manager for Cumulus Media-owned stations in Youngstown, Ohio, who has also been GSM of iHeartMedia's stations in the city between Pittsburgh and Cleveland has just accepted a job east of the state line, in the Steel City.

Where’s Wegmann? Cassidy Captures Entercom/NOLA

In August 2017, a four-decade radio industry veteran who started his career at an R&B station in New Orleans was coaxed out of 16 months of retirement to take on the role of VP/Market Manager of Entercom's stations in the Crescent City. Today, this individual is gone, and the former GSM of Entercom's Dallas-Fort Worth cluster has the title of SVP/Market Manager.

Corey, Thomas Capture Beasley Brand Manager Posts

Beasley Media Group has two more National Format Brand Managers in its stable of programming prowess professionals. One is the PD of its recently acquired Sports station in Boston. The other is a Beantown radio veteran who presently serves as PD of Beasley's Country station in the Hub.

A Big Executive Pick Up For SummitMedia

Here's a hiring that certainly deserves the radio industry's attention. An individual who for the last decade has served as VP/Creative Director for NBC News has just been hired by a radio industry pure-play that recently closed on the purchase of 19 stations from The E.W. Scripps Co. for $47 million. 

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