Cox Media Group chooses the veteran of Tribune, Fox, NBC and CBS to oversee its national ad platforms. CoxReps’ Chief Operating Officer Ann Hailer and Soo Jin Oh, SVP of client solutions at Gamut will continue in their current roles, reporting directly to Wilson.
Former Tribune exec Wilson’s Dreamcatcher Broadcasting is buying WNEP Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton, Pa., and WTKR-WGNT Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, Va., The deal is necessitated by Tribune’s need to spin off the recently purchased stations because it owns newspapers in those markets. It will operate them, however, under shared services agreements.
Ed Wilson, the former president of a series of media companies including CBS Enterprises, NBC Enterprises, Fox Television Network and Tribune Broadcasting, has joined Internet TV company and streaming app creator Syncbak’s board of directors. Wilson is currently an independent media industry adviser, working with Katie Couric on the launch of her new syndicated talk […]
Former NBCU Distribution head Ed Wilson is advising CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric and sources close to the anchor say she’s become more serious about launching a multi-platform production company and syndicated talk show.