‘Uplifting, Empowering’ Leaders Saluted At Gracies

Host Lauren Ash led the room in helping usher in the 2019 Gracie Award winners, whose stories spanned from uplifting and empowering narratives to stories that touched on important issues such as diversity, human trafficking and women’s reproductive rights.

NASDAQ Confirmation For iHeartMedia Comes With New IR Head

The nation's No. 1 owner of radio stations has a new individual charged with managing its relationship with the investor community. But, the bigger headline may be the confirmation that a reconstituted iHeartMedia will see its stock soon traded on the NASDAQ exchange.

Meyer Returns To Entravision For Key Revenue Role

For the last five years, Karl Alonso Meyer was a key executive in Los Angeles for Univision Communications.Now, he's returning to the company he worked at from February 2004 until his June 2014 entry into Univision.

Schwimmer Swims Back To DISH Following Fuse BK Move

For 14 years from 2005, Michael Schwimmer served as CEO of Fuse Media, the entity that on April 23 initiated a voluntary, pre-packaged Chapter 11 financial restructuring. He won't be around to see Fuse emerge from debtor-in-possession status ... and is back at DISH.

ATSC Technology Group Selects Its Chairman

The senior manager of technical standards at Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products – America has been selected to serve as Chairman of the ATSC Technology Group overseeing ATSC 3.0 Next Gen TV standards.

Katz Takes Product, Data Strategy Role At Magid

For two years, Brian Katz served as a VP and the head of Advanced TV for New York-based Eyeview, where he had oversight of addressable and connected TV product development. Now, this NBCUniversal veteran has joined Magid to grow its "eDNA" product.

Zabel Takes A Key North American Sales Role For Riedel

Riedel Communications has enjoyed of late a rapidly growing presence in the U.S. and Canada. To further its efforts from Halifax to Honolulu, the company has appointed industry veteran Rich Zabel as Vice President of Sales for North America.

Medlock Upped To VP Role At Mediabase

Josh Medlock’s radio career started in Washington, D.C., as an intern at WPGC-FM.  He would go on to serve as OM of CBS Radio in Baltimore, and then as OM of the syndicated Kidd Kraddick In The Morning radio show. He's been with Mediabase since 2010 and is now promoted.

Who’s Replacing Les Vann As WHNS VP/GM?

Les Vann has retired as VP/GM of Meredith Corp.'s FOX affiliate in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C. We now know who is filling his shoes at the station.

Yevak Touches ‘SKY With Lockwood Elevation

In September 2013, Kathy Levak joined Lockwood Broadcast Group as the Local Sales Manager for one of its stations in Norfolk. She rose to GSM in January at the independent TV station, and has now received another promotion.

Here’s Who’s Leading ‘TheStudio at iHeartMedia’

The individual who until now has served as EVP and Executive Creative Director for iHeartMedia since joining the company in 2017 has just been promoted to Chief Creative Officer and EVP for the newly branded in-house creative group “TheStudio at iHeartMedia.” 

Who’s The New iHeart/Toledo Market President?

For three decades, Kellie Holeman-Szenderski served as a radio industry leader, eventually becoming Market President for what is today iHeartMedia in Toledo, Ohio. Holeman-Szenderski recently transferred to iHeart’s Greensboro cluster, and her successor is now known.

Noted M+E Attorneys Land At Pryor Cashman

Pryor Cashman has added two leading entertainment attorneys to its roster. This will see the opening of a Miami office, which will be led by two legal professionals who both join the firm from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.

Introducing This Year’s Four MIW Mentees

The Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group has revealed the four radio professionals who have been selected to participate as mentees in the 2019 MIW Group Mildred Carter Mentoring Program.

Vox Media CFO Tackles Media’s Future At MFM Show

Vox Media's CEO will offer a keynote address entitled "The Future of Media" during the 59th annual conference for the Media Financial Management Association (MFM) and its BCCA subsidiary, the media industry’s credit association. He'll appear May 22 at the New Orleans event.

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