Univision Communications has hired the former president of a television sales consultancy and a former Dayton, Ohio TV executive to lead its TV, radio, digital and social media properties — including advertising sales, marketing, news and production — in Houston.
He's been an owner of TV stations in Mississippi and the Director of Media Operations for a MVPD in northwest Ohio. He also served as a VP/GM of Nexstar's WROC-8 in Rochester, N.Y. Now, this individual is replacing Steve Nurse at Scripps' WKBW-7 in Buffalo, a one-time home for this industry veteran.
Comcast has a new leader in charge of its business across the state of Washington, where the owner of NBCUniversal and the provider of Xfinity MVPD services has more than 1.6 million residential and business customers and employs more than 4,500 individuals.
The assistant marketing manager at Envision Networks, which provides content and services to more than 2,500 radio stations, has been promoted to Affiliate Relations Manager. Taking her former role is a marketing intern who is now formally joining the company.
The ANA, through efforts led by its Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing and fueled by the new Cultural Insights Impact Measure, has been very forthcoming on diversity and inclusion initiatives that can make a client fully understand its consumers. Now, a media company is following suit.
SiriusXM's new Chief Marketing Officer is being lured from TD Ameritrade, where she was CMO overseeing brand, advertising, social media, content marketing, corporate communications, marketing analytics, tech and operations.
The President/CEO of Cumulus Media will be honored by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation with an award presented annually to women executives "who have made a significant impact on the media industry, while also spurring to action and emboldening other female leaders."
From September 2010 through the end of 2013, Tammy O'Dell served as Cumulus's VP/Sales in the Charleston, S.C. Now, she's returning to what is today Cumulus Media by taking on VP/Market Manager responsibilities for the company's stations in the state capital.
For nine years, David Drutz was a key figure in the sales department for one of the nation's top Sports radio stations. This was after stints at regional sports networks including Fox Sports Net and Comcast SportsNet. Now, he's taking on top duties for a pair of Alpha Media FMs.
The managing partner of both Legend Communications and Patrick Communications has been appointed to the NAB Radio Board of Directors. It comes on news of his being inducted in November as a "Giant of Broadcasting" by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation.
A Cincinnati radio industry leader who will celebrate her 20th anniversary at a group of stations iHeartMedia and its predecessor, Clear Channel Communications, have owned and operated for that entire time is getting promoted.
She joined the nonprofit strategic advisory firm in 2002 as the principal adviser on financial matters. Since April 2019, she's served as interim president. Now, the "interim" title has been removed.
The nation's biggest owner of broadcast TV stations has promoted two long-time leaders of its corporate finance department. One is now SVP/Controller; the other is SVP/Financial Operations.
In December 2014, Joshua Pila joined Meredith Corp. to serve as General Counsel of its Local Media Group, comprised of 17 broadcast TV stations in markets such as Portland, Ore.; Kansas City and St. Louis; and Phoenix. He's now adding another set of duties to his repertoire at Meredith.
After a tenure in Music City plagued with steep ratings declines for its local newscasts, Dale Woods is packing up and going north — to Louisville. Starting Oct. 1, he'll serve as President/GM of the FOX, MyNetwork TV and CW affiliates serving the Kentucky city.