AWRT Achievement Award Winner announced

American Women in Radio & Television (AWRT) named the recipient of the 2009 AWRT Achievement Award: Chickie Bucco, President Katz Direct Marketing. The Achievement...

Comcast Philly sports net strikes local content deal

Media corporations don’t get much bigger than Comcast, particularly now that it is in the network television business via its connection with NBC. But...
U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Punts Again in the Fox Case

Because the Supreme Court decided the case on fair notice grounds under the due process clause, it did not address the First Amendment implications...

Top Black media outlets at NABJ convention

Executives from leading African American media outlets were well received at the recent National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) convention in Orlando, when they...

Tech Scare You? Starting Next Tuesday, RBR+TVBR Makes It Easy

Radio and television technology is not static. In fact, it’s always changing, and station owners
FCC

Channel Sharing Pacts, Outside Auction?

A R&O allowing it is on the FCC's Open Meeting agenda; Raycom head talks up ATSC 3.0 at Thursday Senate hearing on NAB's behalf

MMTC Elated Over Vote To End Main Studio Rule

Don't think for a minute that Democratic FCC Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn had the backing of multicultural broadcasting companies with respect to the soon-to-die Main Studio Rule enacted in 1939. The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) on Tuesday immediately responded to the Commission's 3-2 party-line vote to kill the rule by offering its congratulations.

NBCU Taps A Digital Product Management, Design VP

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.
Luis Silberwasser

Silberwasser Says ‘Adios’ To Telemundo

In a surprise announcement, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises revealed that Hispanic media industry veteran Luis Silberwasser will be leaving the company on October 1. He's served as Telemundo Networks President for four years, and his exit comes amid widely reported turmoil at Telemundo's No. 1 competitor — Univision Communications. It also comes as Azteca América is gearing up for a massive relaunch.
Entravision Communications Corporation

Past Execs Return To Pulpo, Entravision

In twin announcements made Monday by Entravision Communications, the multimedia company focused on Hispanic consumers, the company's programmatic ad network looked to one of the biggest glossy publications targeting U.S. Latinos in selecting its VP of Digital Sales. At the same time, its Rio Grande Valley properties have selected a SVP of Integrated Marketing Solutions.
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.

‘Where Do I Begin?’: For Elvis Duran, It’s TODAY

When it came time for WHTZ-FM (Z100) in New York-based Premiere Networks-syndicated personality Elvis Duran to get some help announcing his new memoir, he turned to two highly visible friends.

Meet Townsquare’s Newest Market President and Revenue Leader

She's a native of Lawton, Okla., and has most recently been in radio sales in Tulsa. As such, she just may be the best choice for the job of Market President and Chief Revenue Officer at Townsquare Media's stations in the market.

Entravision Exec Joins NAB TV Board

A key executive at Entravision Communications has been appointed to the NAB Television Board of Directors. He's a veteran who began his career with rep firm Katz Television, and later joined the local sales team at Tribune Broadcasting’s KTLA-5 in Los Angeles.
FOX News

FOX News Names A EVP Of Audience Development

FOX News has promoted its Executive Vice President of Marketing, On-Air Promotions, Audience Development and Social Media to the role of Executive Vice President of Audience Development and Strategic Partnerships.
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