Sales Pro Puckett Upped At Beasley’s SWFL Cluster

In September 2016, Ellen Puckett joined Beasley Media Group's radio stations in its home market of Fort Myers-Naples, Fla., as a Senior Account Executive. Now, she has just earned a promotion.
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Meet The CW Network’s New EVP/Distribution

With the reunification of Viacom and CBS Corp., the SVP and Director of Sales for CBS Television Stations found herself in a position to transition. Now, she's landed as EVP of distribution for The CW Network, reporting to Chairman/CEO Mark Pedowitz.

Wyatt Wins Nexstar’s D.C. Local Leadership Spot

A 35-year television industry executive who began his career at the CBS affiliate in Roswell, N. Mex., and has worked at Emmis Communications, Pappas Telecasting and Raycom Media has been promoted to manage all of Nexstar Media Group's broadcast and digital properties in the Nation's Capital.

Castles’ New Castle, As Puopolo Steps Down

A media tech company focused on monitoring and workflow products is making a change at the top, giving its keys to Castles. That would be Dan Castles, who is one of the founders of Telestream and is returning to the California-based company.

Podcast Movement co-Founder Lured To BizTalkRadio

A member of 2016 class in the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame for his work in building and promoting podcasts, widely known as a co-founder of the popular Podcast Movement conference, has accepted the role of EVP at Dallas-based BizTalkRadio.

A Beasley Family Member Takes A Top ‘Digital Content’ Role

In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing content creation on the company’s many digital platforms. This individual has been with her family's publicly traded company in various roles, and is the former VP/Market Manager of Beasley Media Group's Fayetteville, N.C., stations.

Longtime Hispanic Radio Sales Leader Takes Katz MC Role

A veteran of Spanish-language radio sales in the U.S. who most recently served as SVP and Director of Sales for Business Development at Eastman Radio has been selected to serve as SVP of Multicultural Partnerships at Katz Radio Group.

Meet the New Boss At Univision’s Phoenix Operations

As of February 10, Univision Communications' Arizona properties will have a new President and GM. Taking the job? An individual who most recently led sales for TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate KUSA-9 in Denver who spent 10 years at the ad sales division of Charter Communications. 

Ex-Tribune Exec, NPR Leader Joins Public Media Company

A former Tribune Interactive Business Manager who would later serve as Senior Director of Business Development for NPR before spending most of the last decade as a Principal at startup and early-stage nonprofit consultancy Oveo Solutions is the newest member of the leadership team at Public Media Company.

A Beasley Esports COO Comes With Chase Bump

The woman who has served as Chief Digital Content Officer at Beasley Media Group has been named the first COO for the company's Beasley Esports arm. At the same time, the EVP/Programming since 2016 has been elevated to Chief Content Officer for all of Beasley's holdings.

Greta Van Susteren To Deliver MAB 2020 Keynote

Just days ahead of Michigan’s Presidential Primary, Greta Van Susteren, the longtime political commentator and host of Gray Television’s “Full Court Press,” will deliver the keynote address at the 2020 Great Lakes Media Show.
NAB / National Association of Broadcasters

A Second NAB Leader Exits for A Radio Industry Gig

First, it was Steve Newberry, who on April 1 becomes CEO of the company promoting technology that enables radio stations “to take full control of the RDS/HD in-car stereo display.” Now, the COO of the NAB is exiting. He's taking a role as the top lawyer at the audio media company based in Naples, Fla.

Gray Says ‘Aloha, Rick Blangiardi!’

Gray Television has announced the retirement of the VP/GM of its two stations serving Hawaii. The veteran broadcaster began his broadcast career in 1977.

Lujan Lured Back To Houston Following Cox Exit

Since March 2019, Alana Lujan has been the Jacksonville-based Director of Sales for Cox Media Group. With Apollo Global Management now in control of CMG, Lujan has left the building. Where has she landed? Back in Houston, at the company led by President/CEO David Field.

Meredith Elevates Doerr To Top Spot In Western Mass.

Meredith's Local Media Group has a new VP/GM for what is branded as "Western Mass News." That's a group of three TV stations serving the Springfield, Ma., market, with its new leader transferring from one of the company's biggest stations.

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