Berry Bumped To EVP for iHeart’s Spoken Word Formats

In 1982, Chris Berry became a Producer at KNX in Los Angeles. Today, Berry has a resume full of highlights, including stints at ABC News Radio, WBBM-AM in Chicago, a top Talker in the Nation's Capital and, since 2017, at iHeartMedia. The top brass at iHeart has just cemented Berry's place in the company by elevating him to an EVP role.
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Saga Mainstay Takes First Step Toward Retirement

After 33 years with the company, Saga Communications' Senior Vice President and Director of Business Affairs has announced her retirement. It is effective in mid-March, but this individual won't completely disappear from Saga. At the request of the company, she will continue to serve as its Corporate Secretary.

Morse Code: Sinclair’s Leadership Plan For Fresno

Seven years after taking the role of LSM at a pair of Fresno TV stations, Matthew Morse has been promoted to the top position at the Sinclair Broadcast Group duo. He rises from GSM, a role he's had since 2014.

MAB Says Goodbye to Program Director

Michigan Association of Broadcasters' Executive Director of Programs has accepted a position as the CEO with the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners. Her last day with the MAB will be January 10.

Nielsen Board Grows, Solidifies Controller Role

As of Wednesday, Nielsen Holdings has had a new member of its Board of Directors. A day later, it gave its interim corporate controller SVP stripes in cementing his tenure at Nielsen, which began in July 2016.

Three Newly Elected RAB Directors Revealed, Two Months Later

Eight weeks ago, the Radio Advertising Bureau held its biannual board of directors meeting in Atlanta. At the mid-October affair, a new slate of incoming directors was approved. On Friday, the RAB revealed who the three newly elected directors are.

Siegel Secured To Captain The CW South Florida

A senior director of content strategy for The E.W. Scripps Co., working with a group of Scripps’ local TV stations "to implement, evaluate and refine the company’s content strategy," is heading to South Florida to lead The CW Network affiliate serving Miami-Fort Lauderdale.

LBI Media Selects Estrella TV, Ad Sales EVPs

Now under the leadership of CEO Peter Markham and reborn following its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, LBI Media is preparing to enter 2020 with new blood in its executive programming and sales ranks. The Spanish-language media company late Tuesday promoted two individuals to the respective roles of EVP/Television Programming and EVP/Ad Sales.

Scripps Solidifies Revenue Posts In Its Local Media Division

The E.W. Scripps Company has named two industry sales leaders to help oversee its Local Media division’s revenue growth strategies. Both are women: one spent the last five years as the Director of Sales for WTTV-4 and WXIN-TV in Indianapolis under former owner Tribune Media. The other is being promoted from within.

Nexstar Votes Kennedy For Top Buffalo Role

For the past four years, he's served as President/GM of a pair of CBS O&Os in one of America's top markets. With those stations now unified with Viacom under the newly born ViacomCBS, this 35-year pro who began his career at WUSA-9 in Washington, D.C., is heading to Western N.Y.

A Veteran News Director Is Now Scripps’ SLO Leader

For nearly 25 years, a television news veteran has served as a News Director, overseeing journalists at stations in Las Vegas, Sacramento, San Francisco-Oakland and, since September 2017, San Diego. Starting January 6, 2020, he'll take his first role as VP/GM -- at a Scripps properties acquired in May.

Slater Selected For Entercom Digital Sales Slot

Ken Lagana, the EVP/Digital Sales for Entercom Communications, now has a deputy to manage advertising opportunities for its platform and its brands across podcasting and streaming squarely focused on East Coast clients.

Gandhi Granted A Seat On MPR Board

Minnesota Public Radio has elected the SVP and Chief Strategy and Enterprise Technology Officer at Securian Financial Group as the newest member of its Board of Trustees.

Feature Role For Cumulus’ Sales Team … and WWO’s FYI

A newly created role has been filled at Cumulus Media that sees an individual take on responsibility for managing the company's local and national features as well as the FYI Network housed under Cumulus' Westwood One arm.

Master Choice: A News/Talk Vet and R&R Alum

Helping Mr. Master grow its AIM and MediaShooterPro client base is the now-former Senior Vice President/Affiliate Services for iHeartMedia’s Total Traffic Network -- a News/Talk radio management veteran who also served as an Executive Editor for Radio & Records.

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