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The founder, chairman, President and CEO of one of the nation’s top broadcast TV companies — an entity possibly looking closely at a merger with Tribune Media — has been selected to receive the 2019 Golden Mike Award from the Broadcasters Foundation of America.
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Longtime WFMY anchor Lee Kinard has died.
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New Fox chairman and CEO Lachlan Murdoch looked outside for a leader of the soon-to-be independent Fox broadcasting network that will emerge after Disney’s acquisition of key Fox assets.
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Christina Spade, Showtime’s chief financial officer, has been named EVP and Chief Financial Officer at CBS Corp.
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With Les Moonves, its CEO and resident programming genius gone, CBS Corp. has named Showtime boss David Nevins as chief creative officer.
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Anne Adkins, the former VP of marketing for Raycom Media, was honored as the first Gold Star mom to fly on the Blue Ridge Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Oct. 6
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Meredith Corp. has promoted Kevin James to vice president and general manager of its television duopoly in Phoenix (DMA 12) — KPHO (CBS) and KTVK (3TV), effective immediately.
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Meredith Corp. appointed Todd Brown senior vice president and chief revenue officer for the Meredith Local Media Group, effective immediately. In his new role, Brown will oversee advertising revenue growth and strategy across Meredith’s station group.
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Abernethy is still talking about broadcasting, but with far more authority than he did four decades ago. He is CEO of Fox Television Stations, by some measures the largest TV group in the country with 28 stations in 17 markets and a growing footprint that currently covers two-fifths of U.S. TV homes.
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NBCUniversal said it would rejigger the executive team overseeing its advertising sales, elevating two executives and parting ways with two others as traditional media sellers grapple with new demands from a Madison Avenue increasingly focused on buying broader packages of commercial time across many different outlets.
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CBS, which is undergoing a reassessment of its corporate culture, has named Laurie Rosenfield to the new position of chief people officer.
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The longtime executive succeeds Gil Schwartz who is retiring. As EVP-chief communications officer, McClintock will have oversight of the communications group that incorporates public relations, media relations and corporate and internal communications functions for all divisions of the company.
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After weeks of speculation, the Walt Disney Co. announced that after it acquires assets from 21st Century Fox, Fox exec Peter Rice will become chairman of Walt Disney Television and co-chair of Disney Media Networks.
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Michael Lotito, a long-time Madison Avenue media chief who went on to found pioneering media auditing firm Media IQ long before “transparency” became the industry’s focal point, died Monday at 57 years old.
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Longtime KGW anchor Tracy Barry is leaving the business after 33 years.
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Jason Ball, the vp and news director of KTLA in Los Angeles, is expanding his daily duties with Tribune.
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Former Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons has been named CBS’ interim chairman, in an appointment that the board approved unanimously, the company said.
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Nexstar has named Robert Simone as the vice president and general manager of WWLP-EWLP in Springfield, Mass.
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Jeanette Tully, a longtime executive and broker in the U.S broadcasting community, died at age 71 on Sept. 11 in Nashville Tenn.
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Bill Lamb of Block Communications-owned WDRB Louisville, Ky. (DMA 49), will be presented the Kentucky Broadcasters Association’s highest award at its annual convention on Oct. 9.
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