Meet Federated Media’s New Fort Wayne Leader

In February 2009, Ben Saurer shifted from one Fort Wayne cluster to another as GSM. He's now been promoted to VP/GM of the station group.

RadioPix Picks A New Product Manager

A veteran radio host who also has experience as a record label producer has joined Broadcast Pix as Product Manager. He is based in Lakeland, Fla., and will lead the business and product development of new RadioPix visual radio systems.

A New GSM Arrives At Cox Media’s Audio Properties In Atlanta

For the past nine years, she's been GSM of a cluster of stations in Charlotte owned today by Beasley Media Group. As of today, she is now GSM of the Atlanta radio stations owned by Cox Media Group.

Martinez-Souss Slides Into Univision/Puerto Rico’s Top Slot

He's served in senior leadership roles at Puerto Rico's TeleOnce and WAPA-4 in San Juan. Most recently, he's operated a consultancy providing services to a variety of media, sports and entertainment clients across the U.S. territory, including the Puerto Rican Olympic Committee. Now, he's been tapped to lead Univision Communications' radio and TV properties in the Caribbean.

Meet The NAB’s New External Affairs VP

In her new role, a Univision Communications veteran will be responsible for managing NAB’s partnerships with third-party groups on legislative and regulatory issues affecting local broadcasters. She will report to Executive Vice President of Government Relations Shawn Donilon.

MMTC Celebrates African Americans’ Media Contributions

In honor of Black History Month, the Multicultural Media, Television and Internet Council is paying tribute to a host of African Americans who have made significant contributions in radio, television, print, and digital media. "We hope they inspire you to learn about and celebrate the contributions of African Americans in media all year long," MMTC says.

Interep Founder’s Son, Marc Guild, Dies

A decade ago, radio industry ad representation firm Interep was embroiled in a battle with its Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee, who sued the company's former directors...

TEGNA Reels In Rodda For Atlanta Marketing Nod

With Amanda White's recent promotion to Director of Research for station owner TEGNA, a hole opened up. It's just been filled by the VP of Creative services for the NBC O&O serving the San Francisco Bay Area.

Cakim Exits Nielsen For Research, Insights Post At Entercom

After nearly seven years at Nielsen as a Media Analytics Consulting VP, Idil Miriam Cakim has exited the company. She'll now be getting more familiar with the goings-on inside 345 Hudson Street, on Manhattan's West Side.

Brenner Promoted At Vibenomics As OOH Ad Team Expands

In August 2019, Paul Brenner took the role of Chief Strategy Officer at Indianapolis-based Vibenomics, following the demise of Emmis Communications subsidiary TagStation, for which he served as President and oversight of the ultimately unsuccessful NextRadio app. Brenner has now been rewarded for his efforts by rising to a higher role at Vibenomics.

Trauring Leaps to Lilly EVP Slot

The VP of News, Marketing and Content Development at Lilly Broadcasting has been elevated to the Executive Vice President position at the Erie, Pa.-based multimedia company. He returned to Lilly in June 2018 after working at a former Lilly-owned station for some 16 years.

Crowley To Receive Digital Leader Honor At NAB Show

Established in 2015, the Digital Leadership Award honors an individual at a broadcast station, group or network who has had a significant role in transforming a traditional broadcast business to succeed on digital media platforms.
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Sinclair Promotes Four In Its C-Suite

Sinclair Broadcast Group has elevated three of its top executives to the EVP level while shifting its Corporate Development head to a slightly renamed role.

Barrett Tapped To Lead TEGNA’s NBC Affiliate In Charlotte

Six months after Nexstar Media Group completed its acquisition of Tribune Media, the leader of its Fox and CW Network affiliates in Denver obtained via the transaction is leaving the company. The destination? Charlotte, where she will lead TEGNA's NBC affiliate as of March 10.

Media Tech Firm Tieline Brings In A Broker For Top Sales Post

Many RBR+TVBR readers know Doug Ferber for his role as a media broker, heading Dallas-based DEFcom Advisors, and for his editorial work alongside now-retired Foster Garvey attorney Erwin Krasnow. Now, radio industry engineers and C-Suiters charged with approving expenses will get to know Ferber for his new role at Tieline.

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