Spectrum Reach, the advertising sales business of Charter Communications, will use Comscore as its preferred source for local audience measurement currency, beginning in its Southeast region. “The industry is ripe to move past traditional measurement models of age and gender to more data-driven, audience-based metrics,” said Beth Plummer, Spectrum Reach SVP-chief revenue officer. “Spectrum Reach believes […]
With vaccination levels approaching 70% of the adult population, several cable and broadcast conventions, including NAB, CES and SCTE, are planning on making the 2021 slate at least partly an in-person experience for the first time since 2019.
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The Broadcasters Foundation of America is preparing for another influx of emergency grant applications from victims of Hurricane Michael, even as requests for emergency aid from those affected by Hurricane Florence are still coming in. Broadcasters whose personal lives or property are acutely affected by Hurricanes Michael or Florence are encouraged to find out if […]
All proceeds from the organization’s annual celebrity golf tournament go to helping broadcasters in dire need.
After years of being chaired by a digital media executive, the Advertising Research Foundation once again has named a traditional consumer marketer to head its board. Barbara Murrer, senior director of marketplace insights for quintessential American brand Levi Strauss & Co., is succeeding Google Director of Brand Measurement Jed Meyer as the foundation’s chair.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors, whose membership of newsroom leaders and educators make them among the most significant organizations in media, have agreed to merge and will become the News Leadership Association. The two groups announced the merger plan on Tuesday, after their members voted […]
Illustrating the devastating impact of opioid addiction on communities, highlighting the hope that recovery can bring, and unveiling the systems complicit in the epidemic’s spread, Murrow Award-winning reports this year covered the opioid crisis from every angle.
NAB is taking steps to reduce the cost of exhibiting at the NAB Show in Las Vegas by unveiling a significantly lower drayage fee (almost 40%) covering transport of materials offloaded from shipping containers outside the exhibit halls, moved to vendors’ booths and at the close of the show returned to the containers.
RTDNA members will judge entries in a TVNewsCheck–BEA challenge asking students to produce the news the way they want to see it. The winners will receive cash prizes and will be showcased at BEA’s 2019 annual convention in Las Vegas (April 6-9), which overlaps with the NAB Show (April 8-11).
ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir will be honored at the New York State Leadership and Hall of Fame Luncheon on Oct. 18 at the Javits Center in New York City.
The National Association of Broadcasters says more work needs to be done on the FCC’s system for identifying where incumbent TV station spectrum users and fixed unlicensed white spaces devices are before using it to allow unlicensed wireless (broadband) use in those so-called “white spaces” between channels.
The honor is in recognition of her 10 years on daytime television and 33 years in broadcasting. She will also participate in a featured main stage keynote session at NAB Show New York with Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury Co-Presidents Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein.
John Ross, the founder of Ross Video, will receive a Presidential Proclamation Award from SMPTE — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers — later this year. The Awards Gala will be held in downtown Los Angeles on Oct. 25, during which Ross will be recognized for his pioneering work in the development of production […]
The board of directors of the New York State Broadcasters Association will induct its Hall of Fame Class of 2018 at its New York Leadership and Hall of Fame Luncheon during the NAB Show NY. The luncheon will take place at noon on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC. David Donovan, President […]
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) selected Beverly White, KNBC Los Angeles’ veteran general assignment reporter, as the recipient of the NABJ’s 2018 Chuck Stone Lifetime Achievement Award. White was honored at the organization’s annual Salute to Excellence Awards gala on Saturday, Aug. 4 in Detroit. An accomplished journalist with a career that spans […]
IABM, the international trade association for suppliers of broadcast and media technology, today appointed Kathy Bienz its new director North America. Bienz starts her new role with immediate effect, taking over from Caryn Cohen. Bienz has more than 20 years’ experience in the broadcast and media industry with companies including Grass Valley, ChyronHego, Leitch Technology, Harris, […]
Dan Shelley, executive director of the Radio Television Digital News Association, took to USA Today to call out Fox News Channel for its interviews with President Donald Trump — conducted by Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson — following his joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but praised Chris Wallace’s one-on-one with Putin.
The National Association of Broadcasters today announced thatPhil Guy will join NAB’s Conventions and Business Operations department as European sales manager. He will represent NAB Show, selling sponsorships and advertising to companies located in Europe, and will report to NAB SVP of Business Development Eric Trabb. Guy spent the past 15 years as sponsorship and advertising manager for […]
The guidelines attempt to address concerns that have developed around user-generated content, and also create the opportunity to establish brand safety “floors,” such as “a consistent set of categories on which advertisers might choose to adopt a ‘never appropriate’ position for their ad buys.”
The president of Meredith Local Media succeeds the now-retired Paul Karpowicz. As president, he oversees Meredith’s 17 local TV stations that reach more than 11% of U.S. households. McCreery also oversees MNI Targeted Media, which joined Meredith’s Local Media Group after the acquisition of Time Inc.