A Veteran News Director Is Now Scripps’ SLO Leader

For nearly 25 years, a television news veteran has served as a News Director, overseeing journalists at stations in Las Vegas, Sacramento, San Francisco-Oakland and, since September 2017, San Diego. Starting January 6, 2020, he'll take his first role as VP/GM -- at a Scripps properties acquired in May.

Slater Selected For Entercom Digital Sales Slot

Ken Lagana, the EVP/Digital Sales for Entercom Communications, now has a deputy to manage advertising opportunities for its Radio.com platform and its brands across podcasting and streaming squarely focused on East Coast clients.

Gandhi Granted A Seat On MPR Board

Minnesota Public Radio has elected the SVP and Chief Strategy and Enterprise Technology Officer at Securian Financial Group as the newest member of its Board of Trustees.

Feature Role For Cumulus’ Sales Team … and WWO’s FYI

A newly created role has been filled at Cumulus Media that sees an individual take on responsibility for managing the company's local and national features as well as the FYI Network housed under Cumulus' Westwood One arm.

Master Choice: A News/Talk Vet and R&R Alum

Helping Mr. Master grow its AIM and MediaShooterPro client base is the now-former Senior Vice President/Affiliate Services for iHeartMedia’s Total Traffic Network -- a News/Talk radio management veteran who also served as an Executive Editor for Radio & Records.

USDA Deputy CIO Takes Top FCC Info Role

Taking the job is a one-time senior technical project manager at Science Applications International Corp. who has worked with both state and local government on law enforcement IT systems. He's been at the USDA for 14 years.

Mulholland Drives Away From Hubbard/Seattle

Hubbard Broadcasting is actively seeking applicants for the role of VP/Market Manager at its Seattle-Tacoma radio stations. The job posting to an ADP-managed web page confirms the exit of a woman who had taken the role 13 months ago, following 11 years at a Christian broadcast entity.

Horizon Media Names Alfaro Ms. ‘305 Worldwide’

Pitbull may be Mr. Worldwide, formerly Mr. 305, but there's now a Miss 305 Worldwide in the greater New York City area -- thanks to Horizon Media.

Tri-Cities, Tenn. TV Vet Promoted by Nexstar

A 20-year executive at the CBS affiliate serving Johnson City-Bristol-Kingsport, Tenn., who started as a Senior Account Manager, has just been promoted from GSM at the Nexstar Media Group-owned station.

Rogala Returns To Memphis, For TEGNA

The President/CEO of Bespoke Health Media has received a healthy and hearty OK from TEGNA, as it has filled its open Memphis leadership slot with the individual who most reccently held this Little Rock-based role.

Life Of Riley: Content Strategist For Scripps’ East Coast TV

A Toronto native who graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in broadcast journalism has just been promoted to the role of Sr. Director of Content Strategy for The E.W. Scripps Company's East Coast television stations.

Here’s Who Getting A 2020 Tartikoff Legacy Award

Who are the recipients of the NATPE 17th Annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award? A veteran actress will be honored alongside the Chairman of WarnerMedia News and Sports, President of ABC Entertainment, and President of NBCUniversal Telemundo Global Studios, among others.

Ridge Rolls To Advisory Role At Magid

In a move the company says "further positions the company for future growth and the evolution of its services in local media," a new EVP/Head of Local Media has been named at Magid. Why? Steve Ridge is transitioning to a role as a senior advisor.

Hanna, McRae Appointed To NAB TV Board

On October 24, the president of KHQ Incorporated and Cowles Montana Media successfully reached a new retransmission agreement with DirecTV. Now, she's in the news again, as she's been appointed, along with the president of Lockwood Broadcasting, to the NAB Television Board of Directors.

APTS Selects Its New Board Chairman As Clem Retires

The President/CEO of WHRO-TV in Norfolk has been elected Chairman of America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) Board of Trustees. At the same time, the Executive Director and GM of Iowa Public Television has been elected Professional Vice Chair.

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