No Change For iHeart’s Chief Product Officer

The person who oversees digital programming initiatives, product marketing, UXD and product strategies for iHeartRadio is sticking around for four more years.
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Secured In South Bend: Sinclair’s Newest GM

The Digital Sales Manager for Sinclair Broadcast Group's stations in Mobile and Pensacola, Fla., since 2015, is heading home. This sees him being promoted to the top role at a dual CBS/FOX affiliate serving a city in Indiana home to the University of Notre Dame.

The Lamb Lies Down Near A Freeway

On June 19, word leaked out that Block Communications VP of Broadcast Operations and WDRB-41 in Louisville GM Bill Lamb would be leaving July 5 for a big gig in a "top 10 market station." They weren't kidding. Lamb is heading to Southern California.

Viacom Bumps Distribution Exec From SVP to EVP

Viacom's SVP of Distribution Strategy is now an EVP, while also tacking on operations and new business duties. Before joining Viacom in 2017, this exec served in such roles as SVP of Business Development at NBCUniversal, and in corporate strategy positions at the BBC.

Riedel Goes To School For Project Manager Pick

Thanks to continued growth in North America, Riedel Communications has appointed a Project Manager to lead the company's rollout of large-scale multifaceted projects based on its line of real-time video, audio, data and communications networks.

Hadl Upped At Hearst Ahead of Faubell Exit

The director of engineering in the eastern region for Hearst Television since 2017 has been promoted to VP/Engineering. He succeeds an individual who assumes the title of Senior Director of Engineering ahead of a planned retirement from the company in 2020.

Broadcasters Foundation Elects Three To Board of Directors

The Broadcasters Foundation of America, the non-profit organization with a mission to improve the quality of life and maintain the personal dignity of men and women in broadcast media who find themselves in acute need, has elected three industry standouts to its Board of Directors.

Here’s Mike Renda’s Successor At FOX’s Detroit O&O

Mike Renda is set to retire as the GM of FOX's owned-and-operated station serving the Motor City. The individual chosen to succeed him at WJBK-2 has now been revealed.

Salem Prepares For Regional Leader’s Retirement

On July 31, Salem Media Group will be celebrating the retirement of the RVP for its stations in four markets as well as its Atlanta VP/GM. At the same time, it knows who will succeed Mike Moran.

From Titletown To ‘Doo-Dah’ For iHeart’s Latest Market Leader

Here's a bit of trivia the new Market President for iHeart's "Doo-Dah" market may want to know to truly feel like a local. "Doo-Dah" is what many affectionately call Wichita. Here, iHeartMedia is giving its top leadership role the former VP/GM of Cumulus Media's Green Bay, Wisc., cluster.

Introducing TVB’s New Digital Leader

The TVB's new Vice President of Digital arrives from a division of a broadcast television company that no longer exists. That's because this company, Cordillera Communications, has completed the sale of its stations — creating some prime employment opportunities.

An Ex-Telemundo Vet Takes A Key Univision Role

For 18 years, this individual was a client services and client relations pro, in the TV networks division of NBCUniversal. Her duties included Marketing Operations for Telemundo and Universo. That skill will now fuel her new role at Univision Communications.

As Gray Stock Slumps, Coles Gets Kentucky Call

New management roles for Tim Coles and Kathy Silk were announced following the Closing Bell on Wall Street, which saw Gray Television shares descend to their lowest values since early February.

MAB Lifetime Achievement Award Goes To Goldsens

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the MAB Foundation have selected the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients and Hall of Fame inductees, to be honored August 6 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids as part of the MAB's annual Summer Conference.

Washington Rules News At KNBC

Renee Washington, who has served as Assistant News Director of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations O&O KNBC-4 in L.A. since fall 2018, has just been upped to an executive news role.

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