The former Special Counsel in the Competition Policy Division of the FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau has been selected as the second VP/Regulatory Affairs at the American Cable Association.
Entercom has created a new role that calls for an individual to lead strategy, creative development and execution for multiplatform, client partnerships at the radio company. Selected for this task is the SVP for the Altitude Group, which Entercom absorbed through its merger with CBS Radio.
An American Public Media (APM) executive who has risen through the ranks at the Minneapolis-based noncommercial programming entity since joining in August 2011 has just been appointed COO of another leading producer of public radio shows.
The six-year GSM of iHeartRadio's Nashville station group will now have much easier access to Busch Stadium to see her beloved St. Louis Cardinals. As of today, she is now the Sales Manager for four iHeartRadio/St Louis stations.
For most of her 24-year career, one top radio industry market manager has called the Mile High City home. She's been associated with a group of stations that have seen five owners since 1994. Now, after sitting on the sidelines for six months, she's moving across the street to a group of radio stations that were once her longtime competitors.
The News Director of Nexstar Media Group's ABC affiliate serving New York's Capital District has just been given the expanded role of Director/Local Content Development. In this new role, he will be responsible "for overseeing the execution and expansion of the company’s strategic local content and viewer engagement initiatives across its broadcast and digital media operations."
Does an owner of TV stations, a regional news network and two multicast networks need a Digital Product Management and Design team? The answer is "yes" for NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations.
USTN continues to distance itself from its recent financial troubles under its previous Australian owner by selecting a COO. It's an individual who has had previous leadership roles at Westwood One and at Shadow Broadcast Services/Metro Networks.
The former GSM of Cumulus Media's four-station Buffalo-Niagara Falls, N.Y. cluster has been appointed VP/Market Manager by the company that seeks to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the next six weeks.
The head of Salem Media Group's five radio stations in the Mile High City has just transferred to the company's stations in the capital of the Buckeye State. She is familiar with both Denver and Columbus, thanks to her work at her prior employer, Wilks Broadcasting.
Scott Porretti is taking a newly created position that adds operational oversight of this major national ad rep firm's digital video sales operations to his management of digital audio sales across the U.S. He's been associated with this rep firm since 1999.
An individual who was named by Streamline Publishing's Radio Ink as General Manager of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016 has just joined Salem Media Group. What he'll be doing is a bit of a secret.
The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) has elected six new members to its board of directors. They include leaders from Graham Media Group, Cox Media Group, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, NBCUniversal, Univision Communications, and an owner of radio stations in Oklahoma, Georgia, and South Carolina.
A 30+-year media and TV executive who began his career in August 1986 as a media buyer and planner for Chicago-based Leo Burnett has just been appointed President/GM of one of TEGNA's top CBS affiliates in the South.
The network radio arm of Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has tapped "a seasoned radio executive" to spearhead its syndication strategy, manage affiliate relations and expand its footprint — in addition to widening the availability of SBS radio programming and digital division LaMusica's digital and live music content.