Legal Moves: FHH, Wiley Rein Welcome New Attorneys

There's a new Legal Communications & Marketing Specialist for Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth. Concurrently, Wiley Rein is welcoming a commercial litigation attorney as a partner in its Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) Practice.

MFM Looks At Localism At WTOP-Hosted Event

The Senior Economic Analyst and Washington Bureau Chief for Bankrate.com will be the keynote speaker for Media Financial Management Association’s (MFM) Localism Event on February 12. Here are the details.

Beasley Bumps Williams To Digital Exec Role

The woman who has served as Director of Interactive Marketing at Beasley Media Group is being promoted to the role of VP/Digital Marketing.

Gray Gives GM Chair To Veteran Walker

A Gray Television station that it acquired from Hoak Media in November 2013 — one with NBC programming on its main signal and CBS programming on its DT-2 signal — has selected a longtime news director to serve as ND and GM of the operation.

Mori’s Discovery: A New Top Talent Role

Discovery Inc. today announced the appointment of a veteran talent relations executive as its Vice President of Global Talent Management and Corporate Talent Development, based in Los Angeles.

Finateri Affirmed As Four-Station Cumulus Cluster Leader

A veteran Detroit broadcaster with more than three decades of experience in Motor City radio has been given the role of VP/GM of Cumulus Media's Detroit station group. Cumulus has four stations in the market, including WJR, for which he was Director of Sales.
iHeart Radio

Razzante, Rovinsky Reach New Heights In Northern Ohio

The North Ohio Region for iHeartMedia has a new Market President for the cities of Akron and Canton and a new GSM serving those two locales and the much bigger market to the north, Cleveland.

A Big Easy Choice For iHeart: Kahl Moves From Mobile

The SVP/Sales for iHeartMedia's stations in Mobile, Ala. and neighboring market of Pensacola, Fla., has just gotten a big promotion. She'll be shifting east on I-10, and taking over management of the company's Big Easy station group.

Vertiv’s Veite Added At Adder

A Cambridge, England-based firm focused on connectivity and IP KVM has hired a technical sales specialist who spent the last two years at Phoenix-based Vertiv, as the head of its U.S. sales operation.

Noted Midwest Radio Veteran Tony Flynn Dies

Hillsdale County, Mich., has only two commercially licensed radio stations. They are comprised of a Class A 6kw FM and a Class C AM from 1 tower in the town of Hillsdale, some 70 miles to the southwest of Ann Arbor. The AM-FM combo has been owned by a Midwest radio industry legend who passed away Monday.

Westwood One Turns To ESPN For New Digital Sales VP

Westwood One is welcoming a 16-year veteran at ESPN who most recently served as Director of Sports Marketing. He'll be based in New York and reports directly to WWO President Suzanne Grimes.

Ricke Rolls In To Chattanooga For Sinclair

Sinclair has selected the new GM of its ABC and FOX affiliates serving the Chattanooga, Tenn., market, as well as Sinclair's JSA for the local affiliate of The CW. In doing so, it turned to an individual who for nearly 7 years has been Director of Sales for two Sinclair stations in the Lone Star State.

Aloni To Lead SeaChange For Video Delivery Platform Maker

Video delivery platform maker SeaChange International has selected its new SVP/Chief Commercial Officer. It's the former Chief of Corporate Operations at ATEME.

Cox’s Alamo City DOS Jumps To Entercom

Fueling rumors that changes are ahead at Cox Media Group, the woman who has been Director of Sales at the company's San Antonio radio stations has departed after six years in the Alamo City. Effective Jan. 28. she'll now be in a similar role, in a bigger market, for Entercom.

Top Next-Gen TV Standard Advocate To Retire

The individual who has led the standards development organization shepherding the broadcast TV industry -- and consumers -- to the next-generation standard known as "ATSC 3.0" has confirmed he will retire later this year.

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