Longtime Hispanic Radio Sales Leader Takes Katz MC Role

A veteran of Spanish-language radio sales in the U.S. who most recently served as SVP and Director of Sales for Business Development at Eastman Radio has been selected to serve as SVP of Multicultural Partnerships at Katz Radio Group.

Meet the New Boss At Univision’s Phoenix Operations

As of February 10, Univision Communications' Arizona properties will have a new President and GM. Taking the job? An individual who most recently led sales for TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate KUSA-9 in Denver who spent 10 years at the ad sales division of Charter Communications. 

Ex-Tribune Exec, NPR Leader Joins Public Media Company

A former Tribune Interactive Business Manager who would later serve as Senior Director of Business Development for NPR before spending most of the last decade as a Principal at startup and early-stage nonprofit consultancy Oveo Solutions is the newest member of the leadership team at Public Media Company.

A Beasley Esports COO Comes With Chase Bump

The woman who has served as Chief Digital Content Officer at Beasley Media Group has been named the first COO for the company's Beasley Esports arm. At the same time, the EVP/Programming since 2016 has been elevated to Chief Content Officer for all of Beasley's holdings.

Greta Van Susteren To Deliver MAB 2020 Keynote

Just days ahead of Michigan’s Presidential Primary, Greta Van Susteren, the longtime political commentator and host of Gray Television’s “Full Court Press,” will deliver the keynote address at the 2020 Great Lakes Media Show.
NAB / National Association of Broadcasters

A Second NAB Leader Exits for A Radio Industry Gig

First, it was Steve Newberry, who on April 1 becomes CEO of the company promoting technology that enables radio stations “to take full control of the RDS/HD in-car stereo display.” Now, the COO of the NAB is exiting. He's taking a role as the top lawyer at the audio media company based in Naples, Fla.

Gray Says ‘Aloha, Rick Blangiardi!’

Gray Television has announced the retirement of the VP/GM of its two stations serving Hawaii. The veteran broadcaster began his broadcast career in 1977.

Lujan Lured Back To Houston Following Cox Exit

Since March 2019, Alana Lujan has been the Jacksonville-based Director of Sales for Cox Media Group. With Apollo Global Management now in control of CMG, Lujan has left the building. Where has she landed? Back in Houston, at the company led by President/CEO David Field.

Meredith Elevates Doerr To Top Spot In Western Mass.

Meredith's Local Media Group has a new VP/GM for what is branded as "Western Mass News." That's a group of three TV stations serving the Springfield, Ma., market, with its new leader transferring from one of the company's biggest stations.

Berry Bumped To EVP for iHeart’s Spoken Word Formats

In 1982, Chris Berry became a Producer at KNX in Los Angeles. Today, Berry has a resume full of highlights, including stints at ABC News Radio, WBBM-AM in Chicago, a top Talker in the Nation's Capital and, since 2017, at iHeartMedia. The top brass at iHeart has just cemented Berry's place in the company by elevating him to an EVP role.
Saga Communications, Inc.

Saga Mainstay Takes First Step Toward Retirement

After 33 years with the company, Saga Communications' Senior Vice President and Director of Business Affairs has announced her retirement. It is effective in mid-March, but this individual won't completely disappear from Saga. At the request of the company, she will continue to serve as its Corporate Secretary.

Morse Code: Sinclair’s Leadership Plan For Fresno

Seven years after taking the role of LSM at a pair of Fresno TV stations, Matthew Morse has been promoted to the top position at the Sinclair Broadcast Group duo. He rises from GSM, a role he's had since 2014.

Streaming’s 2010s Surge: From ‘Tik Tok’ To TikTok

The 2010s were a decade of transformation for music consumption, and new RIAA decade-end data shared on Twitter offers an eye-opening glimpse of the disintegration of music sales. Is there also an impact on the consumption of music radio?

MAB Says Goodbye to Program Director

Michigan Association of Broadcasters' Executive Director of Programs has accepted a position as the CEO with the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners. Her last day with the MAB will be January 10.

Nielsen Board Grows, Solidifies Controller Role

As of Wednesday, Nielsen Holdings has had a new member of its Board of Directors. A day later, it gave its interim corporate controller SVP stripes in cementing his tenure at Nielsen, which began in July 2016.

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