She starts in June and comes from KGTV San Diego, where she was news director.
The station veteran moves up from assistant news director to oversee journalism at Hearst’s NBC affiliate in Monterey-Salinas, Calif.
“Nicole is a leader who brings a passion for the people of Southeast Louisiana,” said WWL President/General Manager Tod Smith.
KMGH, the Scripps ABC affiliate in Denver, has hired Emmy Award-winning producer Megan Jurgemeyer to lead its news department as senior director of news.
The Ad Council has appointed DJ Perera Chief Media Officer. She succeeds Kathy Kayse, who will be retiring on May 12 after leading the Media team for 5 years.
Honorees reflect on the rewards that come not just from their work, but also from serving as advocates and mentors for diversity and equality in the predominately male-dominated segment of the industry.
Nexstar Media Inc. announced that it has named Mona Highline of Grand Junction, Colorado, as the winner of its “Remarkable Woman of the Year” initiative. In recognition of the honor, Ms. Highline will receive $10,000 from the Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation to contribute to the public service organization or charity of her choice.
The veteran sales leader will oversee advertising inventory and revenue management strategy for ad sales.
When WPVI looked to profile women to celebrate during Women’s History Month in March, it didn’t have to look outside its newsroom. “They are the foundation of Action News,” says Thomas Davis, WPVI’s VP and news director.
The six VIP presenters include: Disney’s Marcy Lefkovitz, TVB’s Abby Auerbach, Trusted Partner Network’s Terri Davies, Kibo121’s Barbara Lange, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Del Parks and Perspective Media Group’s Janet Gardner.
NBCU promotes the Southern California native to oversee community engagement and communications strategies for its Los Angeles NBC and Telemundo stations in a new, expanded role.
Ruiz will lead Fox’s global events team while working cross-functionally across their portfolio of businesses.
In this role, Barendrecht will be responsible for leading NBCUniversal’s One Platform sales efforts across the company’s national offices.
“Amy is an exceptional journalist and an outstanding leader,” said Eric Lerner, president and general manager of WNBC, known as NBC 4 New York.
She becomes Hearst’s most senior human resources executive, leading companywide strategy, programs and human capital management support.
In addition to the new position, Coonce will also continue as executive VP of sales at WideOrbit, which was acquired last year by Constellation Software’s Lumine Group.
In her new role, Anderson will design and lead the human resources strategy for Scripps, overseeing all facets of HR operations for the company.
The NBCU Local executive will be honored at the Broadcasting Hall of Fame Ceremony during next month’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.
The 20-year Univision veteran will oversee the station’s sales, news, community affairs, operations technology, marketing and promotions departments.
Hogue will be responsible for driving Hearst’s data strategy across its consumer media businesses, including Magazines, Newspapers and TV, supporting innovative solutions and personalized experiences.