Randi Schatz To Lead B&C, Multichannel News

Jim Cooper Leaving Adweek After 21 Years

Hollywood Reporter Names Ingrid Schmidt Deputy Style Editor

NAB 2019

NAB To Honor Tom Taylor At NAB Show

The National Association of Broadcasters will present its Spirit of Broadcasting Award to veteran radio industry reporter Tom Taylor during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Taylor will accept the award on Monday, April 8, at the NAB Show Opening. Tom Taylor recently retired after a three-decade career covering radio. His journalism career included stints as editor […]

Elaine Low Joins Variety As Senior TV Writer

Cable TV Pioneer Robert Searle Dies At 72

Larry Michie, Former Variety TV Editor, Dies At 77

Variety’s Cynthia Littleton Named Business Editor

Deadline Adds Geoff Boucher As Genre Editor

Sharon Waxman’s TheWrap Buying VideoInk

Hollywood Reporter-Billboard CEO Steps Down

NewBay Media Bought By British Firm

NewBay Media, publisher of Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News among other titles, has been acquired by London-based Future Publishing for $13.8 million Future said it was attracted to NewBay for its complementary B2B titles, particularly in the telecom, music, and electronics spaces, as well as the prospect of expanding its footprint in the U.S.

Mediaite Sues The Wrap Over Poaching Of Editor

WaPo Expands Media Coverage With Sarah Ellison

Ed Martin Named President Of BTJA

Billboard Exec Exits After Harassment Allegation

Former Hollywood Reporter Editor Frank Barron Dies

Bowser To Lead TVNewsCheck Tech Coverage

The veteran TV industry reporter will write about the latest trends and innovations affecting broadcasters and others.

Alex Weprin New Digital News Daily Editor

Megyn Kelly Jokes About ‘Media Response’

It was a tough week for Kelly in the trade press, and at the end of Friday morning’s show, she poked some fun at the tepid media industry response. “I just want to take a moment to thank all of you so much for watching this week,” Kelly told her live studio audience. “It’s been very exciting. It has been educational.” She then made a joke: “I’ve just been so delighted at the media response. What? No.”

Former Variety Publisher Syd Silverman Dies

Syd Silverman, the former publisher and owner of Variety, died of a sudden illness in Boca Raton, Fla., on Sunday. He was 85. Silverman inherited the role of publisher in 1950 and held that title until 1987, when he sold the paper. During his years at Variety, he made sure the coverage reflected the many changes in the entertainment industry, including the revolutions in cable and pay-TV, independent film pre-sales, financial interest and syndication rules for TV programs, satellite TV, home video and digital media.

Keith Crain Now Owns All Of The Family Business

David Zurawik Wins National Press Club Award

Mike James Takes Parting Shot At Local News

With the subtlety of a thermonuclear blast, Mike James signed off Friday after 19 years as the self-styled “surly editor” of NewsBlues.com, the daily subscription newsletter on the local television news business. Reflecting on his two decades as an often cynical but always insightful chronicler of the industry, James offered a scorched-earth valedictory to his readers.

NewsBlues Sold To News Veteran Rick Iler

Variety Hires Stewart Clarke to Boost Intl. Coverage

Adweek Exec Michael Burgi Quits For Second Time

Mike James To Shut Down NewsBlues in June

Recode’s Walt Mossberg Is Retiring In June

Media Life Closing After Nearly 18 Years

Ad Age Names Brian Braiker Editor

Continuing NetNewsCheck’s Essential Mission

NetNewsCheck may have ceased opertion, but you’ll find key digital media stories affecting broadcasters and TV news as part of the expanded role of TVNewsCheck. NetNewsCheck Editor Michael Depp joins the TVNewsCheck team.

Condé Nast Mulls Hollywood Reporter Buy

Negotiations for a sale have apparently been going on for several months between the companies. Condé Nast CEO Bob Sauerberg and artistic director Anna Wintour brought in UBS Investment Bank to oversee the purchase from Eldbridge Industries, represented by Moelis & Co. and Goldman Sachs. There’s a possibility negotiations have stalled over the asking price.

Editor Janice Min Leaves Hollywood Reporter

Min was responsible for a dramatic turnaround at the magazine, but now she’ll move on to join parent company Eldridge Industries to develop a media investment strategy. Her departure could signal a sale of the magazine or future acquisitions as well. Matthew Belloni will step in to Min’s role.

TVSpy Launching Weekly Show On Facebook

TVLine’s Ausiello Sets Release Date For Memoir

Ken Wheaton Stepping Down As Ad Age Editor

Critics’ Choice Members Resign Over EW Deal

Longtime Adweek Reporter Noreen O’Leary Dies

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Tronc Drops Robert Feder’s Chicago Media Blog