In mid-October, RBR+TVBR first reported on the emergence of INYO Broadcast Holdings, which is grabbing 26 ION Media stations in order for that company’s merger with The E.W. Scripps Co. to gain federal regulatory approval. Now, its Executive Chairman is known. It's an individual very familiar to veteran broadcast TV leaders, given his many years at Journal.
In this role, Kathryn Washington will lead the development and implementation of strategies for CPB's investments in mission-focused television and digital productions. She will work closely with PBS, public television stations and independent production organizations to support programming and content for national public media audiences.
A former Netflix research leader has been appointed SVP of research and insights at a major audience research company serving such companies as ViacomCBS, NBCUniversal and Comcast. She’ll be tasked with running all MarketCast research across TV, streaming, sports and brand clients around the globe.
The President/GM of the NPR member station serving the Baltimore market has been elected as the new Chair of the Board of the NPR Board of Directors. He's been at the station since 2019 and a Member Director of the NPR Board since 2016.
For nine years, she was responsible for the full scope of marketing at a brand that had its reputation tarnished during her tenure as Chief Marketing Officer. Now, this CMO pro is preparing to run the integrated global function for the Nielsen Global Media business.
The Director of Sales for The E.W. Scripps Co.'s Detroit duopoly has been promoted to a corporate-level position that will see this Motor City media venue direct the TV station owner's revenue strategy across all markets.
Since April 2019, he had been Sales Manager for Cumulus Media's stations serving Beaumont, Texas and hurricane-battered Lake Charles, La., to the east. Before that, he was an Account Executive for CBS Radio's former Houston station group. Now, Mason Benitez has taken a leadership role at a group of Townsquare Media stations.
Despite its spurn from leading radio broadcasting companies, the TuneIn app remains globally ubiquitous, embedded into LifeCycle gym equipment and found on the Roku app. Now, it's getting a new leader, and is welcoming the former Chief Product Officer at Audible as its new CEO.
She joined nonprofit strategic consulting firm Public Media Company in 2002 as the principal advisor on financial matters and later spent 17 years as its CFO before ascending to President in October 2019. Now, the woman who shares a name with an actress once on TV's "Happy Days" is PMC's CEO.
An unaffiliated UHF station serving the San Francisco Bay Area has selected a President and GM. He will oversee a property acquired by Stryker Media 2 LLC in 2018.
He has more than 20 years of news and sales experience, including four years at The E.W. Scripps Co.'s broadcast TV stations. Most recently, he served as director of sales at KMGH-TV, Scripps’ ABC affiliate in Denver. Now, he's a VP/GM of Scripps' CBS affiliate in Missoula, Mont., effective Dec. 14.
The company's Assistant Controller is now VP/Controller. At the same time, Scripps' VP of Tax and Treasury has been appointed Treasurer and VP/Tax, with responsibility for managing the company’s cash flow and debt. Why? Scripps' SVP/Controller and Treasurer is sliding over to a new role under Adam Symson.
Global ad sales platform Matrix has added key roles and new hires across various departments at the Pittsburgh-based company. This internal growth, Matrix says, strengthens its ongoing global expansion, extending its customer footprint into all media sectors.
The CFO of ABC National, a.k.a. the Associated Builders and Contractors, is trading her hard hat for a microphone. Starting Nov. 23, she'll be the new EVP/CFO of the NAB, as former NAB CFO Trish Johnson recently transitioned to a consultancy role.
For two generations of Capital District radio listeners, Chuck Custer has been a part of morning drive, thanks to his role as a key information source on a leading News/Talk station. Come December 18, he'll no longer be on WGY-AM 810 and WGY-FM 103.1 in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy market.