New York, July 14, 2010—Hope Etheridge has been promoted to chief operating officer at the Television Bureau of Advertising. She had been Vice President – Finance and Administration.
"Hope is involved in every aspect of the TVB operation and is one of the hardest –working people I've ever encountered," said Steve Lanzano, TVB president. "This promotion and new title reflects the sweeping nature of her importance to the organization. She is an indispensable part of the senior TVB team."
Ms. Etheridge came to TVB in July 2000, having served as business manager for WFSB-TV in Hartford for 16 years. Prior to WFSB, she was ESPN's program finance manager and also worked behind the scenes on several NBC programs. She holds an undergraduate degree in business administration from Mercy College and a master's degree from Bridgeport University. She is the mother of a son and a daughter.
The not-for-profit Television Bureau of Advertising is the trade association of local television broadcasters. Its members include television broadcast groups, advertising sales rep firms, and more than 500 individual stations.