ASCAP Appoints A New Deputy General Counsel

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, better known as ASCAP, has promoted its SVP/Business and Legal Affairs to the role of Deputy General Counsel. His resume includes stints at Viacom, and at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. 

J.D. Power Welcomes A Tech, Media and Telco Leader

An individual who most recently operated his own boutique strategy and guidance consulting practice has joined J.D. Power to lead a growing group of experts in its Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice. 

Petro Picked For Pillsbury Communications Team

A veteran communications lawyer has exited Drinker Biddle & Realth LLP to serve as a special counsel for the communications team at Pillsbury. This individual is president of the Federal Communications Bar and joins Pillsbury's Washington, D.C. office with more than two decades of experience representing broadcasting companies in navigating the intersection of technology and regulatory developments.

AWMF Celebrates Another Successful Gracies

A star-studded affair, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation's 43rd annual Gracie Awards on Wednesday saw some of the industry's top talent feted at a luncheon held at the swank Cipriani 42nd Street, adjacent to New York's Grand Central Terminal. Honors were presented in recognition of individual achievement and outstanding programming by, for, and about women in local and student TV, radio and interactive media.

iHeartMedia Transfers Miami Digital PD To Market No. 4

Last week, iHeartMedia's San Francisco Bay Area station group created the role of VP/Podcast Programming and handed it to its Digital PD of 16 months. Now, the cluster has filled the open slot by handing it to an individual who has been Digital PD of iHeart's Miami-Fort Lauderdale radio stations.

Here’s The Grad List For NABEF’s 2018 Broadcast Leadership Training

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) has unveiled its final list of graduates of the 2018 Broadcast Leadership Training (BLT) program. These individuals completed a 10-month Executive MBA-style program that teaches the fundamentals of purchasing, owning, operating and managing radio and television stations.

Former CBS Radio Exec Chris Oliviero To Exit Entercom

Oliviero retained his role as EVP/Programming through CBS Radio's merger with Entercom, after holding the role for several years over such stations as WFAN-AM & FM in New York. He'll now be exiting July 6 "to pursue other opportunities."
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Here Are The NAB Board Executive Committee Election Results

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the NAB's executive committee elections took place at the NAB Board of Directors meeting in Washington, D.C. What are the results? Click here for all of the winning information.
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Beantown Bounce: Sanchez Secures Spoken Word VP Spot

The Back Bay's most well-known spoken word radio brands will soon be getting a new VP of News, Talk and Sports programming. Starting July 1, an individual with WINS-AM 1010 and WCBS-AM 880 in New York on his resume will be responsible for overseeing the programming of a former sibling, in addition to two Talk AMs serving the greater Boston area.

Newsy Taps New VPs For Sales, Partnership Roles

The E.W. Scripps Co.'s "next-generation national news network" expands its New York-based sales and distribution team with the hiring of a VP/Sales and a VP/Strategic Partnerships.

Moreno Moves To Take Danna’s Old Spot

Who is replacing Linda Danna at the helm of a TEGNA station in Kentucky? The company has turned to KUSA-9 in Denver, and a woman who has served as its News Director since 2015.

Morgan Takes iHeart’s Top RDU Sales Role

A veteran radio sales executive with roles at Capitol Broadcasting and Entercom has just taken the reins as SVP/Sales for iHeartMedia's group of stations in the Triangle region of North Carolina.

Former Twin Cities TV Sales Pro Rises In Radio

Until November 2016, Michelle Redberg was primarily known for her experience as a sales executive and marketing specialist in television. She jumped to the radio business, taking an AE position. Now, she's been upped to VP/Sales for a cluster owned by one of the nation's largest radio station owners.

A Chicago Radio Sales Veteran Just Landed Here

His resume includes stints at such famous Chicago radio stations as WLS-AM and WGN-AM. His LinkedIn profile notes that from 1978 to 1980 he was an actor, signed to Universal Pictures. There'll be no acting for Jeff Hill as of today: He's just been appointed VP/Sales for the Windy City signals owned by one of the nation's biggest radio broadcasting companies.

Green Elects For Some Sun & Fun

After a 22-year career at Westwood One, Dennis Green has opted not to slow down and retire. Instead, he'll happily catch some rays, enjoy doing it, and hopefully gain some new clients for a growing barter-based radio industry services provider.

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