Entercom’s TWIN Spin Snags ‘FAN Builder

From 1990 through 2005, this individual became widely known across the radio industry for his role as VP/GM of WFAN-AM 660 in New York. More recently, he's been gaining attention as a co-founder of voice recognition tech tool SonicAi. Now, his career has come full circle, as he'll be connected with WFAN in at least one way thanks to a new role at Entercom.

MFM Media Outlook 2019 Co-Chairs Selected

The Media Financial Management Association (MFM) has turned to the CFO of the entity that is a majority owner of the highly troubled cinema subscription service MoviePass Inc. and the VP/Finance for Hearst Corporation in selecting its co-chairs for the Media Outlook 2019 conference.

A Tronc M&A Exec Joins Scripps For Strategic Role

A veteran corporate strategy leader most recently with Orlando Sentinel and Baltimore Sun owner Tronc has just taken the role of VP/Strategy, New Business and Corporate Development at a media company in the process of selling off all of its radio stations.

DISH Injects A Verve Leader Into Its Sales Leadership

DISH Media Sales has a new leader. Who is it? The DBS provider and parent of Sling TV just hired the former Chief Revenue Officer of mobile advertising platform Verve.

Now Ahn Board At Univision

Newly appointed Univision Communications CEO Vincent Sadusky has wasted no time putting his imprint on a swift plan of action to save what many market observers have labeled a sinking ship in a turbid Spanish-language media sea. Univision has a new President of Content Distribution and Partnerships.

Silberwasser Says ‘Adios’ To Telemundo

In a surprise announcement, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises revealed that Hispanic media industry veteran Luis Silberwasser will be leaving the company on October 1. He's served as Telemundo Networks President for four years, and his exit comes amid widely reported turmoil at Telemundo's No. 1 competitor — Univision Communications. It also comes as Azteca América is gearing up for a massive relaunch.

Beasley Welcomes A New VP/Engineering

Beasley Media Group has bumped up its Regional Engineering Director and Corporate Project Manager to the role of VP/Engineering. 

ALSAC/St. Jude Goes To Scripps For A Digital Hire

The ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital team is welcoming a Senior Digital Product Owner, Mobile and Emerging Platforms. In doing so, it lured an E.W. Scripps Co. employee who started as an on-air news reporter for KTTS-FM in Springfield, Mo.
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Larry Wilson Steps Down As Alpha Head

Alpha Media will elect a new Chairman at their next scheduled board meeting, the company said in a release distributed at 10pm Pacific Sunday. Why? The Portland, Ore.-based company isn't talking, but others are.

Taddeo Takes On Iowa Cluster For Cumulus

For radio industry veterans, the name Jack Taddeo will certainly ring a bell. He's considered an Adult Contemporary programming ace, and held senior-level positions at Clear Channel, Capstar and SFX. Now, Taddeo is heading to Iowa's state capital to oversee five stations owned by one of the biggest station owners in the U.S.

O’Connor Joins Lee In The Univision Departure Lounge

Six days after Isaac Lee resigned as Chief Content Officer of Univision Communications, the company's Chief Revenue Officer "has decided to step down." She'd been with Univision for 10 1/2 years, following a lengthy stint at Gemstar-TV Guide.

Perl Picked To Oversee Entercom/Hartford

Entercom has turned to the Local Sales Manager for Tribune Media in the capital of the Constitution State as its new SVP and Market Manager in the market. Don't worry about lack of radio experience: She spent 17 years at two of the stations in the Entercom/Hartford cluster.

Flores Picked As Creative Choice For BMI

No, BMI didn't go to a florist or a garden for its new SVP/Creative. But, it did chose a Flores for the role. This sees the addition of the person that most recently held the SVP/Marketing, North America role for recording industry giant BMG.

A Five-Year Contract Extension For Discovery’s Head

Discovery Communications has extended the employment contract of its President/CEO, David Zaslav, through the end of 2023.

Telemundo Local Sales Vet Takes A Big Role At Entravision

Less than a year after joining the Estrella TV operation, she's traded her perch in Burbank's Empire Center for an up-close view of the Empire State Building. It is familiar terrain for this Hispanic TV sales pro, thanks to her many years at Telemundo.

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