Until now, Bob Longo has overseen Cox Media Group's two TV stations serving the "First Coast," in addition to the company's seven-brand radio cluster. As of today, Longo will now focus his duties on leading the TV stations, as a new VP/GM for CMG's radio stations in Jacksonville has been made.
Katz Media Group's digital division, Katz Digital, has promoted three individuals to Senior Vice President roles while elevating a staffer to Digital Business Operations Lead. All report to EVP Scott Porretti.
Audience engagement and sales intelligence tech provider Futuri Media has bolstered its HR department. Clint Marsh has been promoted at the company serving the radio broadcasting industry by taking the role of VP of Talent Management.
Kerry Oslund will lead the E.W. Scripps Co.’s next-generation television efforts including its ATSC 3.0 strategy and will help identify, develop and evaluate investment and partnership opportunities that complement the Scripps portfolio.
No, Ben Tatta isn't taking the San Gabriel River Freeway and getting off at Katella Avenue. However, he may have more time to do in the coming days. The creator, co-founder and president of 605 is leaving his day-to-day role at the next-gen TV measurement firm.
As Market President, this individual will work closely with the programming, business and sales teams for all station brands in Baltimore. She will also oversee the station’s on-air and digital programming as well as create new business and revenue opportunities.
Digital audio and podcast industry data technology and streaming services provider Triton Digital has a new SVP/Market Development and Strategy for its Audience Research department. It's an individual who spent some 22 years at Nielsen.
Following a year of working with the Long Island, New York-based tech company through broadcast industry consultancy Black Pearl Management Group, industry veteran Bob McAlpine is taking the COO reins at MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions.
In June 2005, a UMiami business school graduate decided to embark on a career in radio by joining Christal Radio. He's now been promoted to a Region SVP/Sales at iHeartMedia, serving both Washington and Baltimore for the nation's top owner of radio stations.
As A Harvard University undergrad, John Toohey worked at the school's student-run radio station, WHRB. Now, he's back in radio -- working with John Abbot and the finance team at Cumulus Media.
On October 5, 1973, trade publication Radio and Records debuted. Nancy Hoff was there, in a chief role within the advertising department. Except for a brief absence in the 1980s, Hoff remained a vital presence at R&R until the publication's demise. Hoff died of cancer on Wednesday.
In January 2005, Becki West took on the role of GSM for Clear Channel Radio's Philadelphia radio stations. Now, West has a bigger role.
The man appointed Chairman of the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in 2007 has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Broadcasters Foundation of America. He's been associated with such trade publications as Publishers Weekly and Variety.
When it came time to select the next Director of Sales for Cox Media Group's radio stations in San Antonio, it ultimately went with a former Drill Instructor and a six-year special investigator and SWAT officer with the Greenville, N.C. police department.
In November 2008, an individual who had spent the last 26 months as NSM for Entercom/Boston departed, taking on GM duties for an Andover, Mass.-based FM. He's been there ever since, and is now getting a promotion, putting him in charge of not only "92.5 The River," but also "The Point."