GatesAir Sets Southeast Regional Sales Manager

GatesAir has strengthened its North American sales team with the appointment of an individual who brings three decades of industry and entrepreneurial experience to his new role, including sales and business development roles with Sony and Harris Corp.

Former Finger Lakes Radio Station Owner Dies

This former radio station owner -- the twin brother of a noted media broker -- passed away Tuesday of an apparent heart attack just shy of his 68th birthday.

An Abel-Minded Return To Cox

For 11 years, David Abel served as a sales manager overseeing AEs and all advertiser needs for Cox Media Group, first in Birmingham and then in Orlando and in Greenville, S.C. Now, Abel is returning to Cox Media -- just in time for a possible Apollo Group pact.

Sook’s Golden Mike Secured From Broadcasters Foundation

New records were set at the Broadcasters Foundation of America’s 2019 Golden Mike Award gala, as more than 300 broadcast industry executives and celebrities filled the Plaza Hotel’s ballroom to capacity in honor of Nexstar Media Group's founder and President/CEO.

‘Where Do I Begin?’: For Elvis Duran, It’s TODAY

When it came time for WHTZ-FM (Z100) in New York-based Premiere Networks-syndicated personality Elvis Duran to get some help announcing his new memoir, he turned to two highly visible friends.

Cox’s Wand Lands Lujan DOS Seat In JAX

In 2006, this individual joined Cox Media Group's Houston cluster as an account executive. Today, she's now leading the sales efforts for all of the company's radio stations in Jacksonville.

Nielsen CFO Adds COO Duties

The Chief Financial Officer at Nielsen, who joined the company some six months ago, has tacked on an additional C-Suite title and added other tasks to his day-to-day duties at the nation's dominant audience measurement company.

TEGNA’s Top Sales Pro In Tampa Now At Magid

A consumer-centered business strategy company "delivering courageous thinking that shapes better experiences, products and services" has just plucked the Director of Sales for TEGNA's Tampa-St. Petersburg TV station as its new VP of its Media Strategy Group.

Christian Sticks With Saga For Four More Years

According to an SEC filing made last week, Saga Communications' President/CEO has extended his employment agreement until March 31, 2025. As a result, he's guaranteed a fourteen-year seat at the top -- if not longer -- at this radio industry pure-play.

Clark’s Mark: A Lowry Mays Award

He's known for his past roles as President of Shamrock Broadcasting and as Chairman of Chancellor Broadcasting. Now, he'll also be known as the recipient of the 2019 Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award. The award will be presented at the Broadcasters Foundation of America’s annual breakfast.

He’s Leaving CBS, Tu

With its stock over $50 and former CEO Les Moonves opting for arbitration in his quest to collect some form of severance, CBS Corporation is certainly an operation full of positives and negatives. Add another thing to the "con" list, investors: Its top legal eagle is saying adios.

Gray Selects Krebs, Woloszyn For GM Jobs

On February 8, RBR+TVBR was first to report the sale by United Communications of its three TV stations to Gray Television for $45 million. On Tuesday, it appointed new leaders for those stations, with two located in Watertown, N.Y., and the third property in Mankato, Minn.

Nelson Next Fox TV CFO As Dorrego Takes Post-Spin Fox Post

The company to be spun-off in connection with 21st Century Fox’s merger with The Walt Disney Company has named its Chief Investor Relations Officer and EVP/Corporate Initiatives. At the same time, Fox Television Stations has a new CFO starting March 1.

Durkin Adds West Coast Duties As A Salem RVP

Salem Media Group has given greater responsibilities to the individual who has been serving as GM of its Sacramento station group by promoting him to Regional Vice President.

Mountain West Radio Pioneer Dies At Age 89

A member of both the Utah and Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame and the owner, until July 2018, of a Class C1 County station serving a rural portion of the Silver State has passed away. The funeral is set for Wednesday in the Salt Lake City area.

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