The new General Manager for Sinclair Broadcast Group's NBC affiliate serving the city of Johnstown, Pa., has been selected. The company's choice: the five-year GM of the E.W. Scripps Co.-owned ABC affiliate serving Florida's capital city.
In 2000, JC Campese departed CBS Radio's Orlando stations to join Cox Media Group's crosstown properties, taking a position as as a director for Cox Events Group. He's risen through the sales ranks ever since, and on Wednesday was promoted to lead the local sales team.
In this newly created role, Adam Gotlieb will drive the company’s next generation product evolution by helping deliver to market the Matrix Sales Gateway, a portal that allows for the ingestion and dissemination of data from all providers in the ecosystem participating in the sales negotiation and execution process.
The independently owned radio and podcast company has promoted a former Townsquare Media VP to the newly created position. He will oversee such YEA Networks syndicated radio programs as "The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show" and "Tino Cochino Radio."
Following a revenue generation-focused stint at Merlin Media and a regional VP slot at Townsquare Media, a longtime WINS-AM sales leader returned, and took on similar duties for WCBS-AM. In April 2018 he left to reignite his consultancy. Now he's joining United Stations Radio Network.
Two key members of the sales department, along with the GM, have been dismissed from the E.W. Scripps Co.-owned ABC affiliate serving Western New York and the Ontario cities of Toronto, Hamilton and St. Catharines. Scripps declined to comment on the respective exits.
When it came time to select a President and GM to succeed the retiring Henry Florsheim at ABC's owned-and-operated KTRK-13 in Houston, ABC Owned Television Stations Group President Wendy McMahon went with someone who shares her first name.
From January 2003 through June 2019, Marcellus Alexander Jr. served as an NAB Senior Advisor and as President of the NAB Leadership Foundation. He now has a new role, and it involves one of the nation's largest broadcast TV companies: Scripps.
Local sales organization changes have been made at Entravision Communications. This sees the promotion of Eddie Melendez to President of Local Media Sales. At the same time, there's a new RVP of Local Media Sales, and new SVPs/Sales in Las Vegas and in Midland-Odessa, Tex.
The man taking the role officially started at SMPTE on July 22. He's charged with guiding development and implementation of a robust marketing strategy, including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and public relations, while supporting SMPTE's ongoing implementation of its three-year strategic plan.
A veteran TV news director who has been President/GM of the NBC O&O serving Connecticut since June 2015 has joined Nexstar Media Group for a newly created senior VP position that puts her in charge of content creation.
Meredith Corp. has bolstered its Local Media Group’s digital team by giving additional digital content duties to an individual managing content sharing between Meredith's National Media Group and its local group. At the same time, a Newsy.com vet is being named Digital Products Manager.
ACA Connects today announced a new leadership team to head the organization over the next year, and perhaps longer. The team was set following balloting by the ACA Connects Board of Directors and the rank-and-file membership attending the small MVPD lobbying group's 14th "Independent Show."
Until two months ago, this individual served as the VP/GM of Cumulus Media's now-former Bridgeport, Conn., stations, now owned by Connoisseur Media. Now, it appears a day-to-day role at a group of radio stations within a couple of hours of New York was just too tempting an offer to pass up.
Last week, staff at Fox Television Stations' Central Florida stations learned that their VP/GM since January 2013, Allyson Meyers, would be leaving. We now know who will be succeeding her, and his Twitter profile has already been updated to reflect that change.