Q PRIME names DEVIN RUFFNER Northeast Regional Manager. RUFFNER spent the past five years working directly under EVP & GM West Coast WARREN CHRISTENSEN as “Special Ops” covering … more
Archive for March 6th, 2017
The owner and operator of 29 radio stations targeting Spanish-language consumers in California and Reno, Nevada has set a new Chief Operating Officer. Joshua Mednick takes the role at this Oxnard, Calif-based privately held broadcast company after serving as EVP for Casa Media Partners , an owner of seven Spanish-language radio stations across the western U.S. The company Mednick is joining is Lazer Broadcasting , headed by President Alfredo Plascencia. “As the company’s COO, I work with the talented and successful group of proven professionals Lazer Broadcasting has assembled over the last 25 years to better serve the communities in which we operate, provide innovative solutions for our clients and help guide the future growth of the company,” Mednick said by way of his updated LinkedIn profile. Lazer operates four Spanish-language networks heard across its O&Os: Regional Mexican “Radio Lazer”, its signature format tied to the company’s first radio station, KXLM-FM 102.9 in Oxnard, which signed on in August 1991; Classic Regional Mexican “La Mejor”; Ranchera “La Mexicana,” and Spanish Adult Contemporary “Latino.” Before joining Casa, Mednick served as the VP/Sales for the Clear Channel Media + Entertainment cluster in New Orleans, a role he took in December 2011
Lotus Communications Corp. has officially added a historic 5kw Class B AM broadcasting in the City of Angels. The deal was originally announced in October 2016 .
The Chainsmokers Match Beatles & Bee Gees With Three Songs in Hot 100’s Top 10 & Ed Sheeran Holds at No. 1
Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” rules the Billboard Hot 100 (dated March 18) for a sixth total week. Meanwhile, The Chainsmokers boast…
How much faith do you and your colleagues still have in pundits and predictions? Given the recent track record of wonks, soothsayers, curanderas and individuals who hold Nostradamus in high regard (note: these individuals should not be in the CFO role at your company), some forecasts may be as accurate as the one that said it would be 17c in Central Park on Saturday night — not 17º Fahrenheit.
Leave it to Twitter to tell the world what’s up at The White House. According to a widely distributed Tweet from Morning Consult technology reporter Amir Nasr , FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had a 3pm meeting Monday (3/6) with President Trump. The details are scarce, but the meeting comes two days prior to a Senate Commerce Committee oversight hearing with Pai and the FCC’s two Commissioners, Republican Michael O’Rielly and Democrat Mignon Clyburn
Leave it to Twitter to tell the world what’s up at The White House. According to a widely distributed Tweet from Morning Consult technology reporter Amir Nasr , FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had a 3pm meeting Monday (3/6) with President Trump. The details are scarce, but the meeting comes two days prior to a Senate Commerce Committee oversight hearing with Pai and the FCC’s two Commissioners, Republican Michael O’Rielly and Democrat Mignon Clyburn. A House E&C Committee oversight hearing on the FCC, also scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed to give the Commissioners and Pai ample time to answer questions in the upper body of Congress.
Phoenix, AZ – ABC15 in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for a Studio Technician II to operate video equipment to include, but not limited to teleprompter, studio and field cameras, glidecam, and jib during live and taped productions, is able to floor direct and/or stage manage live, taped and field productions and assist in studio maintenance (organization, painting, clean-up), etc. The qualified candidate will also operate and record/edit VTRs, be able to navigate the internet (web), post video and text to KNXV-TV website and be proficient with Final Cut Pro-X and multiple broadcast video codecs.
Phoenix, AZ – ABC15 in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for a Studio Technician I to join the team. Qualified candidate will be able to operate studio television cameras during live and taped productions, act as floor director and teleprompter operator during live and taped productions and assist in studio maintenance (cleaning, organization), etc.
Phoenix, AZ – KNXV-TV ABC15, the ABC affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona has an immediate opening for a creative, motivated writer /editor/producer to join our award-winning creative services team. We are looking for a top-notch producer who can create multi-platform promotion that appeals to both traditional and new media audiences. Medium to large TV market experience is preferred and strong writing skills are a big plus. RESPONSIBILITIES: *Responsible for writing and producing on-air promotions, proof of performance and Sales sponsorship spots for ABC15, abc15.com and the ABC15 social media channels
The first Monday of March 2017 saw publicly traded media companies finish with a whimper, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 51.37 to 20,954.34. The Nasdaq Composite lost 21.58, to 5,849.18.