Skyview’s Bitter Move To Bulk Up West Coast Sales

For the past 16 years, Kelly Bitter was a sales leader at U.S. Traffic Network (USTN). With that company's recent decision to cease radio industry operations, Bitter has accepted a new role that taps into her national radio sales experience by giving a Phoenix-based entity a bit of a strengthening on the West Coast.

Zena’s Road Turns To Futuri

A media industry veteran who spent nearly eight-years as a New York-based SVP of Programming Partnerships for iHeartMedia, where she was recruited the radio business' first Digital Program Director, has just taken an executive leadership role at audio technology firm Futuri Media.

Trailblazer Talbott: Premiere Head To Receive MIW Honor

To many, Premiere Networks President Julie Talbott is a trailblazer. The Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group are now making that official.

Gentrified Move For Cumulus in Alabama

The SVP/Market Manager for Alpha Media's stations in Louisville has just taken over a cluster of radio stations in Alabama's biggest market for the nation's No. 2 radio broadcaster by station count. His resume includes a stint as Regional Market President for iHeartMedia, overseeing properties in three Kentucky markets and in Nashville.

Cumulus’ Indy Pick Is A Displaced iHeart Cincy Leader

More than a year after being dismissed by iHeartMedia as part of a wide-ranging job reduction initiative, the company's former Market Manager and GM of heritage News/Talk WLW-AM in Cincinnati has just joined Cumulus Media. In his new role, he will oversee the company's stations in Indianapolis.

Here Is Entercom’s New Head Of HR

Entercom has selected a new member of the C-Suite with responsibility for the continued development, implementation and execution of the radio broadcasting company's human resources strategy.

Nielsen Selects Its New CFO

A new CFO is set to start Sept. 10 at Hertz Global Holdings. Who is it? The person who most recently served as CFO of Nielsen. Now, Nielsen has found its new CFO, and it is going with a Honeywell veteran who has also worked for ITT.

Beasley Readies For Brody’s Big Back Bay Goodbye

Starting Oct. 26, a veteran of 10 Boston-area radio stations will no longer be affiliated with an AM or FM outlet in the market for the first time since 1971. After 45 years of service to the Boston radio industry, this longtime advertising sales legend presently with Beasley Broadcast Group has announced his retirement.

MFM Woos Wien As Conference Keynoter

The Vice Chairman of Blackstone’s Private Wealth Solutions Group has agreed to deliver the opening keynote presentation concerning economic trends at Media Outlook 2019, set for the morning of September 12 in midtown Manhattan.

With Sinclair Deal A No-Go, A St. Louis Veteran Retires

A television career spanning 48 years -- including nearly a quarter-century in St. Louis -- is drawing to a close. It's the end of an era, as Tribune Media's duopoly is saying goodbye to its "silver-haired, sharp-witted" GM.

Lansing Leader Elected MAB Chairman

The VP/GM for The E.W. Scripps Co.’s FOX-affiliated WSYM-47 in Lansing, Mich., has been elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors. He succeeds outgoing Chairman Peter Tanz, SVP for Midwest Communications of Kalamazoo.

Entercom’s TWIN Spin Snags ‘FAN Builder

From 1990 through 2005, this individual became widely known across the radio industry for his role as VP/GM of WFAN-AM 660 in New York. More recently, he's been gaining attention as a co-founder of voice recognition tech tool SonicAi. Now, his career has come full circle, as he'll be connected with WFAN in at least one way thanks to a new role at Entercom.

MFM Media Outlook 2019 Co-Chairs Selected

The Media Financial Management Association (MFM) has turned to the CFO of the entity that is a majority owner of the highly troubled cinema subscription service MoviePass Inc. and the VP/Finance for Hearst Corporation in selecting its co-chairs for the Media Outlook 2019 conference.

A Tronc M&A Exec Joins Scripps For Strategic Role

A veteran corporate strategy leader most recently with Orlando Sentinel and Baltimore Sun owner Tronc has just taken the role of VP/Strategy, New Business and Corporate Development at a media company in the process of selling off all of its radio stations.

DISH Injects A Verve Leader Into Its Sales Leadership

DISH Media Sales has a new leader. Who is it? The DBS provider and parent of Sling TV just hired the former Chief Revenue Officer of mobile advertising platform Verve.

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