Westwood One Turns To ESPN For New Digital Sales VP

Westwood One is welcoming a 16-year veteran at ESPN who most recently served as Director of Sports Marketing. He'll be based in New York and reports directly to WWO President Suzanne Grimes.

Ricke Rolls In To Chattanooga For Sinclair

Sinclair has selected the new GM of its ABC and FOX affiliates serving the Chattanooga, Tenn., market, as well as Sinclair's JSA for the local affiliate of The CW. In doing so, it turned to an individual who for nearly 7 years has been Director of Sales for two Sinclair stations in the Lone Star State.

Aloni To Lead SeaChange For Video Delivery Platform Maker

Video delivery platform maker SeaChange International has selected its new SVP/Chief Commercial Officer. It's the former Chief of Corporate Operations at ATEME.

Cox’s Alamo City DOS Jumps To Entercom

Fueling rumors that changes are ahead at Cox Media Group, the woman who has been Director of Sales at the company's San Antonio radio stations has departed after six years in the Alamo City. Effective Jan. 28. she'll now be in a similar role, in a bigger market, for Entercom.

Top Next-Gen TV Standard Advocate To Retire

The individual who has led the standards development organization shepherding the broadcast TV industry -- and consumers -- to the next-generation standard known as "ATSC 3.0" has confirmed he will retire later this year.
Meredith

Oaks’ Retirement Results In Casey Call For Meredith

On March 31, Larry Oaks will retire as VP/Engineering and Technology for Meredith Corp.'s Local Media Group. Oaks' successor has just been named.

Sulik Selected For Strategic Post For Beasley XP

Beasley Media Group's recently launched eSports division has selected its first VP of Strategic Partnerships. In doing so, the publicly traded radio broadcasting company seeking to branch out beyond its core assets has lured the founder and CEO of Go Media Detroit, a digital media ad agency in the Motor City.

Former Raycom Exec Takes Tucson Role For TEGNA

After 6 1/2 years, the VP/Marketing and Audience Development for Raycom Media found himself out of a job, thanks to the company's merger with Gray Television. Now, this individual has resurfaced in the Grand Canyon State, as the Station Manager for a pair of TEGNA-owned stations.

Korr Lights Up Las Vegas With Meredith Boost

In October 2018, Todd Brown was promoted to the dual roles of Local Media Group SVP and Chief Revenue Officer at Meredith Corp. Brown's former role as VP/GM of the FOX affiliate serving Southern Nevada has now been filled.

LRN Welcomes Another WWO Vet For Key Sales Role

Local Radio Networks (LRN) has added to its team of "24/7 music format experts" by bringing in a new VP of Affiliate Sales. This individual takes the role after serving nearly 13 years as VP of Affiliate Management at Westwood One, and before that five years as its VP of Affiliate Sales.

WBK Welcomes Another New Attorney

The law firm widely known as the home for respected communications law attorney David Oxenford is welcoming its second new lawyer in a week.

A Voluntary Return To Volunteer State For LaSpina

After six years overseeing the Nexstar-owned CBS affiliate in the market that is home to the Buffalo Bills NFL franchise, René LaSpina is heading south to a new leadership role that could see her embrace a Bills rival — the Tennessee Titans. Thank Meredith Corp. for the move.

Meet Nielsen’s Newest Top Legal Eagle

Nielsen's new CEO now has a fresh face at the top of its legal department, starting Jan. 22. Eric J. Dale has resigned as Chief Legal Officer "to pursue an opportunity" outside of the fiscally wounded provider of ratings data to media companies and advertisers and agencies. Replacing him is the former President of the The Weather Channel.

P1’s First Choice For Presidential Chair

An eLearning company based in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kan., that focuses on being the broadcast industry’s “first preference” for fun, simplified online training has named its first President.

Smart Choice: Hetal Patel Returns To iHeart

When it came time for iHeartMedia to select a New York-based EVP of its SmartAudio Intelligence Insights arm, it successfully lured back an individual who had exited the debtor-in-possession media giant in July.

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