SBG / Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Ups Bark, Roberts To Senior Slots

There is now a SVP/CIO at Sinclair Broadcast Group. At the same time, its Senior Director of TV systems has been promoted to a sports-focused VP role.

ACA Connects Plugs In Membership/Finance Leader

An individual who served as the Asst. GM of Telecommunications at the Frankfort Plant Board in Kentucky from 2014 to 2017 has been selected for the roles of EVP/Membership and Finance and Chief of Staff at the organization formerly known as the American Cable Association.

Greenblatt Gets Sunday NAB Show ELS Keynote Slot

The 2020 NAB Show's invitation-only Executive Leadership Summit (ELS) has secured the Chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment for a Sunday Keynote address that will see the leader discuss opportunities for the company and plans for its six newly aligned sibling companies.

Powell Empowered by Entercom/Greensboro

Brent Millar will soon retire as SVP/Market Manager for Entercom Communications' Greensboro station group. We now know who will be assuming his duties once he transitions to his non-workaday life.

Farber Inks Three-Year RAB Extension

Radio industry veteran Erica Farber, who ran RKO General's WXLO-FM "99X" in New York in the mid-1970s and later served as Publisher of former trade publication Radio & Records, will be staying at the Radio Advertising Bureau a few more years.

FOX O&O Vet Resurfaces At Sinclair ABC Affiliate

In August 2019, Allyson Meyers completed a nearly seven-year run as VP/GM of FOX's owned-and-operated stations serving Gainesville and Orlando, Fla., plus the company's MyNetwork TV affiliate serving Central Florida. Now, she has resurfaced as the head of an ABC affiliate in Oklahoma, owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Pete Spriggs To Retire From WSB

For 19 years, Pete Spriggs has served as Program Director for Cox Media Group's Talk radio station in Atlanta, WSB. He saw its transition from AM to FM, as Director of Branding and Programming, while also serving as a Talk format leader for all CMG/Atlanta News/Talk stations. Now, Spriggs is ready to call it a day, and his successor has just been named.

Baronfeld Hired To Lead PMG’s New Oahu Group

In a deal struck June 26, 2019, Pacific Media Group — led by Chuck Bergson, agreed to purchase the four Ohana Broadcast Company stations serving Honolulu for $5.5 million. Now, the Kahului-based media company -- the only in Hawaii to have radio stations on every island in the state -- has selected a new Market Manager and GM for the O'ahu stations.

Retired Sinclair Exec Amy To Chair TV Music License Committee

On May 31, 2019, David Amy retired as Vice Chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group. Now, he has resurfaced, as he's been selected to hold the role of Chairman of the non-profit trade association that negotiates music performing rights licenses on behalf of the local commercial TV industry and leads efforts to promote a competitive market for music performing rights.

Board Leaders, Members Elected By APTS

The Executive Director and GM of Iowa PBS has been elected Chair of America’s Public Television Stations (APTS). The newly-elected officers will begin their terms on February 25.

Sales Pro Puckett Upped At Beasley’s SWFL Cluster

In September 2016, Ellen Puckett joined Beasley Media Group's radio stations in its home market of Fort Myers-Naples, Fla., as a Senior Account Executive. Now, she has just earned a promotion.
The CW Television Network

Meet The CW Network’s New EVP/Distribution

With the reunification of Viacom and CBS Corp., the SVP and Director of Sales for CBS Television Stations found herself in a position to transition. Now, she's landed as EVP of distribution for The CW Network, reporting to Chairman/CEO Mark Pedowitz.

Wyatt Wins Nexstar’s D.C. Local Leadership Spot

A 35-year television industry executive who began his career at the CBS affiliate in Roswell, N. Mex., and has worked at Emmis Communications, Pappas Telecasting and Raycom Media has been promoted to manage all of Nexstar Media Group's broadcast and digital properties in the Nation's Capital.

Castles’ New Castle, As Puopolo Steps Down

A media tech company focused on monitoring and workflow products is making a change at the top, giving its keys to Castles. That would be Dan Castles, who is one of the founders of Telestream and is returning to the California-based company.

Podcast Movement co-Founder Lured To BizTalkRadio

A member of 2016 class in the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame for his work in building and promoting podcasts, widely known as a co-founder of the popular Podcast Movement conference, has accepted the role of EVP at Dallas-based BizTalkRadio.

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