In October 2018, The E.W. Scripps Company agreed to acquire 15 of 16 properties as part of a wind-down in operations by Cordillera Communications. One of those stations is in Texas and is now getting a new VP/GM. Scripps' choice for the job? A Hispanic market veteran who once ran Caballero Spanish Media and the top Spanish-language TV stations in N.Y.
Early this week, Beverly Brannigan departed SummitMedia -- a move viewed as surprising to many in Country radio. On Friday, it became known that she'd been replaced. The individual now serving as the company's SVP/Programming will assume her duties, and program a Country music station in Knoxville.
One of the nation's prominent law firms with a telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) practice has bolstered its attorney roster by promoting an attorney to Member status and welcoming a four-decade legal veteran as Counsel.
From his arrival in South Dakota in 1966 through the 1980s, he was an iconic figure in local broadcast television. Most recently, he was retired, and living in Southwest Florida. Now, TV industry executives from the across the U.S. are pausing to pay tribute to Bill Turner.
Last year, she was elevated to president of the NAB Leadership Foundation (NABLF). As of July 1, this ex-newspaper reporter will add the title of Chief Diversity Officer at the NAB to her duties.
For many years, he was associated with Group W and CBS Radio, entities that no longer exist. Now, Scott Herman has been chosen to serve as the Chair of one of the media industry's foremost charity organizations benefiting its own. Dan Mason will remain on the Board of Directors, while the President of Hearst Television is re-elected as Vice Chair.
In Boston and across New England, the call letters WGBH are synonymous with public television. For decades, it has been one of the nation's foremost PBS member stations. Now, following a nationwide search, is has selected its next General Manager for News. She will succeed Phil Redo, who is retiring at the end of this month.
It's now in its 19th year, and matches up-and-coming women in radio with female professionals recognized as leaders in all aspects of the industry. For 2020, women in roles at iHeartMedia, ABC News Radio, NRG Media and Entercom are those who have been selected as mentees.
The Midland-Odessa, Tex., DMA is in the heart of what is called the Permian Basin, a major petroleum source for oil companies. It is here that Nexstar Media Group is welcoming a new VP/GM for its broadcast and digital operations. He previously led Entravision's media properties in the Rio Grande Valley.
Noted journalist and television host Tamron Hall has been selected host the 2020 NAB Leadership Foundation Celebration of Service to America Awards. The 2020 event will be a pre-recorded, hour-long program accessible online and available for broadcast radio and television stations to air within 30 days starting on August 22.
Broadcast management product brand Myers is welcoming a new Manager of Traffic and Scheduling. It's a woman who will play "a significant role in extending the company’s professional services capabilities."
On June 9, the individual who ran Saga Communications' Portland, Me., group of radio stations was taken to lunch. He never returned. We now know why. A former Entercom Communications executive with rich experience of New England's radio landscape has taken over as SVP/Market Manager of what's branded as the "Portland Radio Group."
In 1999, a local TV leader who began his career in the 1970s took on the role of President/GM of a Northern California station owned by his employer of 15 years, Hearst Television. Now, Joseph Heston is readying for his eventual retirement, which has been formally announced by the local TV station owner.
In concurrent moves announced Wednesday, Gray Television has promoted a longtime leader for its CBS affiliate serving the Brazos Valley of Texas, while also naming the forthcoming GM for its NBC affiliate in Myrtle Beach and Florence, S.C.
After more than 15 years within the Intraplex business unit at GatesAir, its Director and VP/GM is being promoted to a top engineering role for the entire radio and TV transmitter manufacturer. The change comes as Tony Kobrinetz is retiring following a career that includes 35 years with Motorola.