The opening keynote spotlight conversation at the 2019 NAB Show Executive Leadership Summit (ELS) will be delivered Sunday, April 7, in Las Vegas by the head of FOX Entertainment.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has selected its executive who will work closely with public media’s national organizations, local stations and independent content producers to accelerate cultural transformation, innovation, and content creation throughout the public media system.
What does the owner of the former CBS Radio stations have in common with a Washington, D.C.-based lobbying group working on behalf of the nation's biggest life insurance companies? The President/CEO of the Capitol Hill voice of life insurers has just been appointed to that radio company's Board of Directors.
A marketing professional who has served as an advisor to Montauk Brewing Company for the past five years and had been CMO for GroundTruth for the last 12 months is taking a senior-level marketing post at iHeartMedia, now billing itself as "the leading audio company in the United States."
In July 1999, the GSM of Mid Atlantic Communications' Winchester, Va. stations jumped across town, taking the VP/Market Manager role for Clear Channel. He's been with the company now known as iHeartMedia ever since. Now, this veteran of Virginia radio is being promoted.
The Director of Sales for Nexstar's central and western North Dakota TV and digital operations has been promoted to VP/GM of three CBS affiliates and an affiliate of The CW serving a four-city DMA in the state ranked No. 146.
Entertainment industry legend Alan Alda will receive the National Association of Broadcasters’ Distinguished Service Award (NAB DSA) during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Alda will accept the award at the NAB Show Opening session on Monday, April 8.
Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB)'s 2019 Board of Directors Officers have been decided, thanks to an election held by the sales advocacy group led by Erica Farber. Taking the role of Chairman is a well-liked Entercom RVP.
After 47 years at legendary Urban AC WHUR-FM 96.3, Jim Watkins in late August retired as GM. This resulted in an opening on the NAB Radio Board of Directors, and it's just been filled. Watkins' old seat has now been given to a radio executive who has been active in the Old Dominion since 1979.
On Wednesday, SummitMedia revealed that its VP/GM in Springfield, Mo., will be retiring. One day later, it announced who his successor will be.
The individual who has guided SummitMedia's four Springfield, Mo., radio stations for nearly two decades and, before that, led Southwest Missouri radio properties owned by Mid-West Family Stations, has decided to retire.
After 18 years in sales leadership roles at Cox Media Group's Houston station group, Judy Lakin is leaving at the end of the year. Her successor has just been named.
Lori Waldon is trading in easy access to Sacramento Kings games for a quick drive to Santa Fe and other wonders of northern New Mexico.
There's a new EVP of Lifestyle and Hispanic Advertising Sales at NBCUniversal, and the woman being promoted to the role will be charged with leading the sales teams responsible for national advertising and marketing partnerships on three total market cable channels, in addition to NBCU's two Hispanic-targeted entities.
Entercom Communications' VP/Sales for its three stations in Indianapolis has been elevated to the role of SVP/Market Manager. It's a reward for strong leadership and an ability to win singled out by Regional Manager Dave Alpert, who congratulated this seven-year company veteran for his promotion.