APTS Selects Its New Board Chairman As Clem Retires

The President/CEO of WHRO-TV in Norfolk has been elected Chairman of America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) Board of Trustees. At the same time, the Executive Director and GM of Iowa Public Television has been elected Professional Vice Chair.

BMI’s VP/Creative To End 31-Year Career

Charlie Feldman, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)’s VP of Creative in the Big Apple, will retire from the music rights company at the end of the year. But, he won't be gone for good: The 31-year veteran will continue to consult for the company in 2020.

Nexstar Founder/CEO Appointed to BMI Board

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) has appointed the Chairman and President/CEO of Nexstar Media Group to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020. In addition, BMI announced that four Board members were elected to three-year terms at BMI’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held last month.

A Director of Political Advertising Is Elected by Hearst

The Director of Sales for politically influential WMUR-9 in Manchester, N.H., has been promoted to the newly created role of Director of Political Advertising for all of Hearst Television's locally owned and operated stations.

Premiere Choice: vCreative’s New SVP/Sales

The newest member of the vCreative team will be charged with building and leading the Sales and Marketing team, as well as overseeing the Client Services team.

Meet the New East Coast VP/Sales For Telestream

The person joining Telestream was most recently Regional Director of Sales for Media & Entertainment at Tavant. Before that, she was at IBM Watson Media. Her resume also includes stops at Comcast Technology Solutions, where she held positions as Global Client Director, and Director of VOD Sales; and at Scripps Networks Interactive.
Entravision Communications Corporation

One Upped, One Welcomed For Twin Entravision Sales Roles

There are two new VPs of Audio Network Sales at Entravision. One is a former Account Executive at Emmis Communications; the other has spent the past three years as VP/Network Sales at Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS).

Carballo Consolidation: Telemundo/Miami Leader Adds WTVJ

For 26 years, Jorge Carballo has been an ubiquitous presence at NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises' flagship WSCV-51 in Miami. Now, Carballo is taking an expanded role that will have him oversee the NBC O&O, WTVJ-6. Why? The current leader is ready to retire.

Tomlin’s New Scripps Stripes

The promotion is the latest career advancement for a woman focused on building growth initiatives across Scripps' over-the-air and over-the-top television and digital audio portfolio -- including millennial-focused news network Newsy, podcast industry leader Stitcher, and Triton.

MLC’s New ‘New Business’ Man: A Former ESPN Deportes Vet

When it came time for MLC Media to select an individual who could spearhead new business partnerships and lead its affiliate strategy division from an office in New York, it turned to a 20-year broadcast media veteran who spent nearly 22 years at ESPN until his September departure from its streamlined ESPN Deportes venture.

Alt. Radio Pioneer, Digital Music Pro Plucked By Pandora

For the last two years, Alex Luke has served as Director of Global Programming & Content strategy for Amazon Music. Now, Luke is leaving Amazon -- and taking a plum gig at a digital media operator intent on continuing its legacy as a radio industry disruptor: Pandora.

Beasley Founder Honored With Lifetime Golden Mike

The recipient of the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Broadcasters Foundation of America’s Golden Mike Award dinner is the founder and chairman of the radio broadcasting company bearing his surname.

The MIW Group/Nielsen Music Mentoring Program 2019 Mentee Is …

The Asst. Program Director, Music Director and midday host of Alpha Media flagship Top 40 KBFF-FM "Live 95.5" in Portland has been selected as the 2019 MIW Group-Nielsen Music Programming Mentee. 

TEGNA Ups ND To Top Role At Norfolk’s ABC Affiliate

The Executive News Director for the TEGNA-owned ABC affiliate serving the Tidewater region of Virginia has been promoted to President/GM. He's been at WVEC-TV since 2003, when he joined as a senior producer for the evening newscasts.

A Top ESPN+ Exec Added To NYF Advisory Board

The VP and Executive Producer of Original Content at ESPN+ is the newest member of the New York Festivals' TV & Film Awards Advisory Board.

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