‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Human Resources’ Spinoff Both Poised To End At Netflix

Fremantle HR Boss Nicky Gray Exits After Two Decades With Super-Indie

Rachel Kay Named Hearst SVP/Chief People Officer

She becomes Hearst’s most senior human resources executive, leading companywide strategy, programs and human capital management support, while maintaining the company’s tradition of local oversight of the majority of human resource decision making.

Scripps Elevates Candace Anderson To Chief HR Officer

She will design and lead the human resources strategy for Scripps, overseeing the talent management, talent acquisition, learning and leadership development, employee experience, HR business partners, employee relations, compensation and benefits
and HR operations.

Disney Elevates Sonia Coleman To Chief Human Resources Officer

Disney is promoting HR exec Sonia Coleman to senior EVP and chief human resources officer, effective April 8 and reporting to CEO Bob Iger. Coleman, who most recently led HR for Disney Entertainment and ESPN, succeeds Paul Richardson, who is leaving the company after more than 15 years.

C2HR Announces 2023 Officers And 5 New Board Members

C2HR, the Content & Connectivity Human Resources association, announced the members of its 2023 executive committee. At the helm of the organization as president is Julie Neimat, executive vice president […]

CBS News Boss Neeraj Khemlani Faces Internal HR Review, Sources Say

The cost-cutting CBS News boss who clashed with Norah O’Donnell is facing an internal human-resources review over complaints about his sharp-elbowed management style. CBS News co-president Neeraj Khemlani — who was accused of being “rude” and “micromanaging” as he pared jobs and paychecks including those of CBS Evening News anchor O’Donnell — lately has been slapped with a spate of human resources complaints — the latest by an HR executive, sources say.


The Remote/Hybrid Worker Challenge: How Managers Can Motivate And Engage Teams

The media industry is evolving to a hybrid workforce model, with some companies offering their employees to continue to work remotely full time. How do managers keep their staff motivated when they aren’t able to interact in person? Today’s leaders need to shift their mindsets and take new approaches to building and maintaining highly functional teams.

ABC News Turmoil Deepens As Outlet’s President Angers Her Disney Bosses

ABC News President Kim Godwin hasn’t even been on the job for six months, but she has already infuriated her bosses over at Disney. When Godwin called for an independent, third-party probe into how allegations of sexual assault against former GMA boss Michael Corn were handled (allegations Corn denies), Disney General Entertainment Content Chairman Peter Rice was angered. Also upset with Godwin: Disney General Counsel and EVP Alan Braverman. Godwin said Wednesday ABC News will be adding to its HR team for GMA and its Washington bureau.

Jochen Fuchs To Lead HR At Arvato Systems

Jochen Fuchs, group general counsel of the Arvato Systems Group, has additionally assumed the role of chief human resources manager. He succeeds Siegfried Bloch, who is retiring as planned at […]

Gray Television Promotes 3 HR Veterans

Gray Television today announced new positions for three of its human resources experts. The news follows the closing on Monday of its purchase of Quincy Media’s television stations. Maurice Gibson […]


Gray: Work From Home Won’t Go Away

Jan Goldstein, SVP of human resources at Gray Television, says the 9-to-5 status quo has been permanently disrupted at TV stations by the pandemic. The new world of TV HR has also been reshaped by a deeper commitment to diversity and inclusion, a greater scrutiny of future work-related travel and the blurred lines between employees’ professional and personal lives after 15 months of remote work. Note: This story is available to TVNewsCheck Premium members only. If you would like to upgrade your free TVNewsCheck membership to Premium now, you can visit your Member Home Page, available when you log in at the very top right corner of the site or in the Stay Connected Box that appears in the right column of virtually every page on the site. If you don’t see Member Home, you will need to click Log In or Subscribe.


WRAL Wows Employees Back During ‘Week Of Welcome’

Cox Communications’ Kia Painter Joins C2HR Board

Kia Painter, senior vice president of business partnerships at Cox Communications, has been appointed to the board of directors for the Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR) association. Painter brings 23 years […]

Sonia Coleman Adds ESPN To Disney Human Resources Role


Collins | The New Normal In Human Resources: Hiring Remotely/Hiring For Remote Positions

Adding employees while you are working remotely, and hiring for remote-work positions are something of two sides of the same coin: as the hiring manager, you need to virtually present your company as a great place to work, either to prospective employees who may soon return to the office, or to new hires who may work remotely. Here are some tips for both situations.

Disney Names Paul Richardson Chief HR Officer

The Walt Disney Co. named Paul Richardson as chief human resources officer effective July 1, the company said Thursday. Richardson is currently senior vice president, human resources for ESPN and was Disney’s first chief diversity officer. He succeeds longtime veteran Jayne Parker, who announced she is leaving Disney at the end of June after a 33-year career.

Hearst TV Adds Director Of Diversity & Inclusion

In this newly created position, Yasmine Osborn is tasked with further developing D&I programs across its stations in 26 markets.

Hearst TV Elevates Kristin Hansen To HR VP

The station group veteran is moving up from human resources director.

ABC News Taps Gordon To Recruit Diverse Talent

Galen Gordon, VP for the National Football League Media Group, has joined ABC News as SVP for talent strategy and development, starting Nov. 30. He reports to ABC News President James Goldston.

Melody Smalls Named HR EVP At Allen Media Group

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group has promoted Melody Smalls to the new position of executive vice president of global human resources. Smalls previously was chief human resources and compliance officer and vice president/head […]

Warner Bros. Global Head Of Human Resources Kiko Washington To Retire

Hearst Television Names Kevin Johnson Director Of Veteran Recruiting

Kevin Johnson, Hearst Television’s director of graphics operations since 2012, has been named the company’s director of veteran recruiting.  Johnson, a decorated 20-year Army, Army Reserve and Operation Desert Storm […]

Carolyn Connolly Joins CBS Television Stations As Human Resources SVP

Carolyn Connolly today was named senior vice president, human resources, CBS Television Stations. Connolly, who has been with CBS Corp. (now ViacomCBS) for 12 years as SVP of human resources […]


Collins | What’s It Take To Attract The Best Employees?

Mostly, it requires companies to pay careful attention to how they come across in social media and on their own websites, thinking of them as promotional rather than just informational. Always keep in mind that as you are checking out potential hires they are checking out you.

A+E Networks Names Karen Gray HR EVP

CBS Sets New Human Resources Measures

Laurie Rosenfield New CBS Chief People Officer

CBS, which is undergoing a reassessment of its corporate culture, has named Laurie Rosenfield to the new position of chief people officer. Interim CEO Joe Ianniello said the role was created “to ensure […]

Raycom Ups Wilson To Human Resources VP

The station group promotes Dianne Wilson from director of human resources and employee benefits.

Entertainment Studios Adds Two To HR Dept.

Entertainment Studios has appointed Denise Wally EVP, human resources and Jeffrey Mayes as VP, legal affairs and human resources, effective immediately. Both Wally and Mayes are based at the ES […]

Cox Media Names New SVP-Chief HR Officer

Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner is tapped to succeed Karen Bennett as Cox Media Group’s head of human resources.

21st Century Fox Makes Senior HR Appointments

21st Century Fox today announced two new roles in its global human resources group with the promotion of Julie Franke to SVP of employer brand and strategic talent acquisition, and the appointment of Carsten von der Linden to SVP of talent management. Von der Linden, who […]

Cox Media Names Ashley Peterson Sr. HR Director

Ashley Peterson is Cox Media Group’s (CMG) new senior director of human resources at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta. In this role, Peterson supports all of CMG’s corporate client areas, in addition to Rare and […]

Sonia Coleman To Head Disney|ABC TV Group HR

Sonia Coleman, former Walt Disney Co. VP of corporate human resources, has been promoted to SVP of human resources for the Disney|ABC Television Group. She succeeds Steve Milovich, who, after […]

Tegna Names Jeff Newman Chief HR Officer

The station group promotes him to the company’s top human resources post.

Margaret Lazo To Head HR At Unvision

Univision Communications today announced that Margaret Lazo is joining the company as chief human resources officer, starting April 11. She will be based in New York and report to Randy […]

Cox Media Group Taps Bennett To Head HR

Karen Bennett becomes the company’s new senior VP and chief HR officer, succeeding Deborah Thomas who will retire after more than 12 years with the company.

NBCU’s Hispanic Enterprises Names New HR VP

NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises and Content announced the promotion of Lleni Sandoval to VP, human resources. She will continue to be based in Miami and report to Enrique Caballero, SVP, human […]

‘Homeland’s’ Gordon Sells Action Comedy To NBC

New ‘Trashy’ Reality Show Focuses On Recyclers

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A new show wants to redefine the meaning of trashy television. “Human Resources,” which debuts Friday on the Pivot network, will focus not on hard-partying beachgoers […]