NBC Sports Philly Flies With Hughes

Comcast-owned MVPD-distributed regional network NBC Sports Philadelphia has named a Director of Digital Content. Starting April 30, this individual will be responsible for the network’s portfolio of multi-platform content and initiatives, across NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, digital and social media platforms, and podcasts. He’ll also lead efforts to increase brand engagement with Philadelphia’s sports fans, and develop long-range content initiatives for the network.

Beasley/Tampa’s Daily Operations Choice

When it comes to the overall operations of Beasley Media Group's Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater station group, a Daily choice proved to be best. This individual was previously with iHeartMedia, overseeing programming for its Sarasota and Tampa Bay radio properties.

Salierno Makes Cavalier Move To Monticello Media

The city of Charlottesville, Va., is home to the University of Virginia and Cavalier athletics. It is also home to a group of stations owned by Monticello Media, led by one of the nation's top media brokers. The cluster just named a VP/GM.

A New ‘Advanced Audio and Data Revenue’ Leader For iHeart

The individual who most recently served as SVP/Digital Sales for Fox Network Group has been hired by the nation's No. 1 radio broadcasting company — proving that it believes it is business as usual as it seeks approval of its Chapter 11 restructuring plan in a Texas federal bankruptcy court.

Day’s Time Is Now For Telemundo Programming Role

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has a signature morning show on its Telemundo Spanish-language broadcast TV network named "Un Nuevo Día." That translates to "A New Day," which is indeed the case for its programming department.

Rao’s The Choice For TEGNA IT

Kurt Rao has become the newest executive at TEGNA, the broadcast TV company formerly known as Gannett. Starting today, he's the Chief Technology Officer for the company, working across TEGNA "to drive the development and implementation of the company’s next-generation client and customer technology solutions."

Schack To The System At TEGNA’s ‘THV

A 30+-year media and TV executive who began his career in August 1986 as a media buyer and planner for Chicago-based Leo Burnett has just been appointed President/GM of one of TEGNA's top CBS affiliates in the South.

An Affiliate Sales Exec Is Added At AIRE

The network radio arm of Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has tapped "a seasoned radio executive" to spearhead its syndication strategy, manage affiliate relations and expand its footprint — in addition to widening the availability of SBS radio programming and digital division LaMusica's digital and live music content.

A Nielsen and Scarborough Vet Elected By Edison

After nearly three years as a Nielsen Audio account director and many years with Arbitron and Scarborough Research, Laura Ivey will now be directing various aspects of Edison Research’s growing practice in audio and social media.

Hartel Rises To Mid-Atlantic EVP At Alpha

On April 10, 2017, Mike Hartel was promoted from the role of SVP/Market Manager for Alpha Media's Columbia, S.C., station group to VP of the Mid-Atlantic Region. He's now received a shiny new title to tack on to his resume.

Sun Secures Its Top Marketing Slot With Capodanno

Sun Broadcast Group has selected its new VP/Marketing & Digital by looking locally for its ultimate decision. The role will see this individual taking on oversight for Sun’s corporate branding and individual show marketing. He will also oversee the digital charge in Sun’s Shazam for Radio department.

O.J. Jackson Readies For Retirement

A radio industry veteran with four decades of experience in Northern Indiana will officially call it a day on Saturday. That's the first official day of retirement for the individual serving as VP/GM of Adams Radio Group's Northern Indiana stations.

Here’s Who Replaces DePalma At WFSB-3

With the promotion of Klarn DePalma to EVP of MNI Targeted Media, Meredith Corp. has promoted its 12-year News Director at its CBS affiliate serving the Constitution State to the role of VP/GM.

WFSB Veteran Selected To Lead MNI Targeted Media

A veteran of the CBS affiliate serving the Constitution State has been chosen to lead MNI Targeted Media, the digital and print advertising business now housed within the Local Media Group arm of Meredith Corp.

TV Engineering Legend Charlie Rhodes Dies

A pioneering broadcast engineer and digital TV innovator known for stints at such companies as Tektronix and the Advanced Television Test Center (ATTC), which closed in September 2003, has passed away. He was 88 years old and living in the Washington, D.C. area.

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