Here’s The Complete List of 45th annual Gracie Award Winners

More than 100 women have been honored by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) by being selected as winners of its 45th annual Gracie Awards. The list of honorees includes individuals comprising some of the most talented women in television, radio and digital media.

SVP Stripes For A Veteran Radio Industry Programmer

John Dimick is now a senior programming executive for Cumulus Media's radio stations across the U.S. He's been with Cumulus since he joined the company in June 2016. Dimick will lead Cumulus’ team of VPs of Programming Operations, and 11 Format Specialists across the company.

Confimed On LinkedIn: CBS News CFO Is Saying Goodbye

In October 2015, Charlie Pavlounis took on the role of SVP/CFO at CBS News, shifting from a C-Suite role at CBS Corp. as Chief Audit Executive. Now, it seems Pavlounis is leaving to pursue another opportunity. Thank social media platform LinkedIn for making the news official.

Hearst Has a New Veteran Recruitment Head

In 2015, Dave Kaylor took a first-ever post at Hearst Television — one that put veterans of the United States Armed Forces in the position to gain employment inside one of the company's broadcast stations. Now, Kaylor is retiring from Hearst, and his successor has been named.

Urban Radio Pioneer Erskine Faush Dies

Faush and his partner Shelley Stewart were the owners of Birmingham Ebony Broadcasting —“the authentic voice for African Americans in Birmingham”—for nearly 20 years.

Hearst’s Sacramento Head, Heading Into Retirement

He began his broadcast career in 1971 as an account executive at WKAP-AM 1320 in Allentown, following his graduation from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Today, he's celebrating 20 years as President/GM of Hearst Television's two TV stations in California's state capital. On June 30, he'll call it a career.

RME, Digigram Distributor Fills Key Marketing, Sales Roles

The U.S. distributor of RME, Digigram and Ferrofish, among other tech products, has a new Marketing Coordinator for the Americas as well as a Regional Sales Manager it is welcoming to its Fort Lauderdale-based operation.
E.W. Scripps Company

A New Scripps CIO

The new Chief Information Officer at Scripps succeeds Bob Carson, who retired as CIO on April 1. Carson's successor has held roles at both The E.W. Scripps Company and Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) as a strategy consultant, finance leader, procurement officer and technology executive.

KLOVE, Air1 Get Their First Chief Content Officer

The nation’s largest Contemporary Christian Music radio station operator — also the No. 2 licensee in the U.S., behind iHeartMedia, has hired a Chief Content Officer. It's a first for Educational Media Foundation (EMF), and puts Jim Houser in the driver's seat for its two national CCM networks.

From ‘the Netflix for Bollywood’ To Pluto

Free streaming television service Pluto TV is welcoming a new Chief Product Officer to its executive ranks. In addition, Pluto has just named a new SVP of Programming, overseeing the execution of the ViacomCBS company's growth strategy.

Application Window Extended For MIW Mentoring Program

Currently in its 19th year, the experience pairs women working in radio with female professionals who are recognized leaders from all aspects of the broadcasting industry. vCreative, the nation’s leading provider of media workflow solutions, is sponsoring this year’s program.
Townsquare Media Group

Lang, deCastro Moves Lead To Townsquare Shuffle

The RVP of Sales for Townsquare Media's NE Region, who also serves as VP/Sales for New Hampshire, has just been elevated to the role of Regional Market President for the company's Augusta and Portland, Me.; and Portsmouth, N.H., properties. The move comes as the person who had been in New Jersey's state capital, at "New Jersey 101.5," is going to the Big Apple.

Specialty Data Systems (SDS) Selects A New VP/Sales

For 13 years, he was at WideOrbit, most recently in the role of Senior Sales Manager. Now, this former KBFM station manager and Entercom/Seattle sales pro is the newly named VP/Sales at Toronto-based Specialty Data Systems Inc. (SDS).
NAB / National Association of Broadcasters

NAB Board Election Results Announced

The NAB has announced the results of the 2020 NAB Radio and Television Board elections. The two-year terms of the elected board members will begin in June 2020. There are four new members of the Radio Board, while the six-member TV Board is welcoming the EVP/COO of Media Operations at TEGNA.

Magnum’s Group Engineering Director: A 16-year Entercom Vet

A media company comprised of 16 radio stations and three low-power TV stations -- all in Wisconsin -- has selected its new Group Director of Engineering. Taking the role: A 16-year Entercom veteran who exited April 10, three weeks after giving notice.

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