Washington Rules News At KNBC

Renee Washington, who has served as Assistant News Director of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations O&O KNBC-4 in L.A. since fall 2018, has just been upped to an executive news role.

Stone Secured As NBCU O&O’s CFO

This individual will manage the financial operations for NBCUniversal’s division that includes 42 NBC and Telemundo owned stations, a regional news network, two multicast networks, and their subsidiary businesses. He joins the owned stations division from NBCUniversal’s Operations and Technology group.

Top Cowboys Exec Lassoed For Radio Show Session

Call it a brand-building touchdown. The Dallas Cowboys EVP and Chief Brand Officer will share strategies for building a world class brand around the customer experience in a Radio Show feature session scheduled for Thursday, September 26 in Big D.

Entravision Exec Joins NAB TV Board

A key executive at Entravision Communications has been appointed to the NAB Television Board of Directors. He's a veteran who began his career with rep firm Katz Television, and later joined the local sales team at Tribune Broadcasting’s KTLA-5 in Los Angeles.

NABLF Names Duke Foundation President

In a major announcement from the NAB Leadership Foundation, Michelle Duke has been named President of the NABLF. She takes up the role on July 1.

Wolf Still Hungry For The Law

Chicago media personality Bruce Wolf has left the airwaves and returned to practicing law. He is well known for his appearances on both radio and television over the course of many years — including stints with two TV stations and two radio stations serving the Windy City.
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Marquee Name Selected For Sinclair’s Sports Net

In February 2020, Marquee Sports Network will be ready to launch, in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group. Who will be leading the effort? A former MSG executive will be responsible for driving the success of Marquee Sports Network, as its first GM.

‘Uplifting, Empowering’ Leaders Saluted At Gracies

Host Lauren Ash led the room in helping usher in the 2019 Gracie Award winners, whose stories spanned from uplifting and empowering narratives to stories that touched on important issues such as diversity, human trafficking and women’s reproductive rights.

NASDAQ Confirmation For iHeartMedia Comes With New IR Head

The nation's No. 1 owner of radio stations has a new individual charged with managing its relationship with the investor community. But, the bigger headline may be the confirmation that a reconstituted iHeartMedia will see its stock soon traded on the NASDAQ exchange.

Meyer Returns To Entravision For Key Revenue Role

For the last five years, Karl Alonso Meyer was a key executive in Los Angeles for Univision Communications.Now, he's returning to the company he worked at from February 2004 until his June 2014 entry into Univision.

Schwimmer Swims Back To DISH Following Fuse BK Move

For 14 years from 2005, Michael Schwimmer served as CEO of Fuse Media, the entity that on April 23 initiated a voluntary, pre-packaged Chapter 11 financial restructuring. He won't be around to see Fuse emerge from debtor-in-possession status ... and is back at DISH.

ATSC Technology Group Selects Its Chairman

The senior manager of technical standards at Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products – America has been selected to serve as Chairman of the ATSC Technology Group overseeing ATSC 3.0 Next Gen TV standards.

Katz Takes Product, Data Strategy Role At Magid

For two years, Brian Katz served as a VP and the head of Advanced TV for New York-based Eyeview, where he had oversight of addressable and connected TV product development. Now, this NBCUniversal veteran has joined Magid to grow its "eDNA" product.

Zabel Takes A Key North American Sales Role For Riedel

Riedel Communications has enjoyed of late a rapidly growing presence in the U.S. and Canada. To further its efforts from Halifax to Honolulu, the company has appointed industry veteran Rich Zabel as Vice President of Sales for North America.

Medlock Upped To VP Role At Mediabase

Josh Medlock’s radio career started in Washington, D.C., as an intern at WPGC-FM.  He would go on to serve as OM of CBS Radio in Baltimore, and then as OM of the syndicated Kidd Kraddick In The Morning radio show. He's been with Mediabase since 2010 and is now promoted.

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