Sheeder Rises in iHeart’s Twin Cities Sales Dept.

The individual who rose from an account executive to Local Sales Manager in December 2020 for iHeartMedia's Minneapolis-St. Paul radio stations has been promoted once again. Meet the new VP of Sales for the company's Twin Cities radio properties.

New York Festivals Announces 2021 Radio Winners

The 2021 Radio Awards Grand Jury panel honored riveting podcasts and audiobooks, dramas, documentaries, breaking news coverage, entertainment and music specials created by masterful audio storytellers from around the globe. 

A Local TV Leader Readies For Retirement

For 34 years, he's been a television executive serving the Joplin, Mo., and Pittsburg, Kan., television market. Now, this Kansas Association of Broadcasting Hall of Famer is preparing to transition into retirement. And, his successor has been selected by Morgan Murphy Media.

Veritonic Lures A Triton Leader For Marketing Post

Audio analytics company Veritonic has a new VP of Marketing. The company has selected a 10-year Triton Digital veteran for the role, as she exits the company just months after its acquisition by iHeartMedia from The E.W. Scripps Co.

A Digital Audio Content SVP Is Chosen at Audacy

The SVP and Market Manager of the Boston-market properties owned by Audacy, the company formerly known as Entercom, has been promoted to the C-Suite position of SVP of Digital Audio Content. He'll now be working with the company's central digital team, as his successor has been named by Audacy.
E.W. Scripps Company

Scripps Selects A New Leader For Its Omaha Operation

He most recently served as the station manager of a TV station serving Midland-Odessa, Tex., and before that was in Alaska. Now, The E.W. Scripps Co. has appointed this local leader VP/GM of its CBS affiliate serving Nebraska's biggest market.

NBCUniversal Local Selects a Marketing VP

An individual who has served as an in-house marketing expert for NBCUniversal Local's local business initiatives has been promoted to VP of Marketing for the NBCUniversal division. She'll be in charge of leading the creative marketing efforts for OTT spaces as NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations expand their programming across multiple platforms.

Presenters Revealed For 46th Annual Gracies

Tuesday's event, which celebrates women in the industry who "continue to inspire and support others, break down barriers, and lead by example in creating opportunities for future generations," will be hosted by Lauren Ash, the actress and comedian.
Deborah Parenti, with Emilio Estefan at the 2021 Hispanic Radio Conference

Radio Ink, RBR+TVBR Leader Honored for Lifeftime Achievement

Deborah Parenti, recently named President of the Radio, TV & Podcasting Division for Radio Ink, Podcast Business Journal and RBR+TVBR parent Streamline Publishing, is receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award for her positive contributions to Dayton radio.

An Unscripted Appointment at ABC/Disney

Since joining ABC in 2015, she has managed such projects as “The Little Mermaid Live!,” and “The Disney Family Singalong” franchises. That track record has led Walt Disney Television to name this individual to the role of SVP/Unscripted and Alternative Entertainment at ABC Entertainment and Walt Disney Television Unscripted.
Greg Allen

Meet TM Studios’ New Western Affiliate Relations Man

TM Studios is welcoming an industry veteran who has been charged with representing the company's radio industry products to clients across the Western United States. It's an individual with on-air experience at Smooth Jazz stations in Cleveland and Denver, and for Jones Radio Network and Dial Global.

ViacomCBS Selects A DFW TV Leader

In the Dallas-Fort Worth market, ViacomCBS owns and operates two broadcast TV stations, in addition to CBSN Dallas and CBSDFW.com. As of Monday, these properties will have a new leader, and it is someone who is rejoining the stations after four years working across town — at TV stations broadcasting en español.
Ayo Davis

Ayo Technology: Disney Branded TV Names New President

On September 21, RBR+TVBR reported that after 33 years in creative and leadership roles at Disney, Gary Marsh will be stepping down as President/Chief Creative Officer of Disney Branded Television to launch his own production company. Two days later, Marsh's successor as President was revealed by Disney General Entertainment Chairman Peter Rice.
Cumulus

SVPs Set In Music, Entertainment and Sports at Cumulus

Cumulus Media has selected two individuals who will serve in newly created positions across its Music & Entertainment and Sports divisions. Their role: to lead new content development across the audio content creation and distribution company's platforms. 

SiriusXM Adds To its Marketing Team

SiriusXM has selected three new senior marketing executives as SiriusXM continues its current growth initiatives by launching a new national brand advertising effort designed to reach larger audiences.
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