Godwin’s Plan: More Markets Taken At Townsquare

Kevin Godwin knows a thing or two about some of the largest markets of the Mountain West, thanks to 25 years of management experience that includes roles at Citadel Broadcasting and Peak Broadcasting. Now, he's a SVP at the company he joined as a Regional VP some six years ago.

Walmart Rings Up Conde For Board Seat

Walmart's board of directors has appointed the chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises as a new independent director to the company’s board, effective immediately.
iHeart Radio

Farias Finds Career Peak In Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak is clearly visible from most of Colorado Springs, especially at this time of year. For Jessica Farias, a different kind of peak has arrived for her in this city to the south of Denver. 

Telemundo Cements D.C. Bureau Chief, Top Correspondent

Telemundo has bulked up its Washington, D.C., presence by selecting a new Bureau Chief and a Senior Correspondent.  Both individuals are women, and they add to the addition two months ago of a male correspondent at the NBCUniversal-owned broadcast TV network.

Here’s PodcastOne’s New CEO, Under Pattiz

A longtime media and business development executive has been select to serve as CEO of PodcastOne. He'll manage all day-to-day operations, while exploring growth opportunities, strategic partnerships and new content initiatives.
Brian Wieser

A Wieser Walk To GroupM: All About Intelligence

Brian Wieser has become known as one of the top voices among Wall Street's financial observers. As Senior Research Analyst of Advertising at Pivotal Research Group, he raised the blood pressure of many by declaring television as "the worst form of advertising except all those others which have been tried" for those with awareness-based goals. Now, Wieser is poised to be a major influencer at one of the world's largest media buyers.

Two Top Sales Execs Recruited For TopLine

Sales leadership veterans Shayna Sharpe and AJ Vaughan have joined the TopLine team at Futuri Media, which handles audience engagement and sales intelligence technology for broadcast media companies.

Legal Moves: FHH, Wiley Rein Welcome New Attorneys

There's a new Legal Communications & Marketing Specialist for Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth. Concurrently, Wiley Rein is welcoming a commercial litigation attorney as a partner in its Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) Practice.

MFM Looks At Localism At WTOP-Hosted Event

The Senior Economic Analyst and Washington Bureau Chief for Bankrate.com will be the keynote speaker for Media Financial Management Association’s (MFM) Localism Event on February 12. Here are the details.

Beasley Bumps Williams To Digital Exec Role

The woman who has served as Director of Interactive Marketing at Beasley Media Group is being promoted to the role of VP/Digital Marketing.

Gray Gives GM Chair To Veteran Walker

A Gray Television station that it acquired from Hoak Media in November 2013 — one with NBC programming on its main signal and CBS programming on its DT-2 signal — has selected a longtime news director to serve as ND and GM of the operation.

Finateri Affirmed As Four-Station Cumulus Cluster Leader

A veteran Detroit broadcaster with more than three decades of experience in Motor City radio has been given the role of VP/GM of Cumulus Media's Detroit station group. Cumulus has four stations in the market, including WJR, for which he was Director of Sales.
iHeart Radio

Razzante, Rovinsky Reach New Heights In Northern Ohio

The North Ohio Region for iHeartMedia has a new Market President for the cities of Akron and Canton and a new GSM serving those two locales and the much bigger market to the north, Cleveland.

A Big Easy Choice For iHeart: Kahl Moves From Mobile

The SVP/Sales for iHeartMedia's stations in Mobile, Ala. and neighboring market of Pensacola, Fla., has just gotten a big promotion. She'll be shifting east on I-10, and taking over management of the company's Big Easy station group.

Vertiv’s Veite Added At Adder

A Cambridge, England-based firm focused on connectivity and IP KVM has hired a technical sales specialist who spent the last two years at Phoenix-based Vertiv, as the head of its U.S. sales operation.

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