Wheatstone Acquires PR&E Assets From GatesAir

Broadcast-audio–systems manufacturer Wheatstone today announced that it has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Pacific Research & Engineering (PR&E) from GatesAir of Quincy, IL, formerly Harris Broadcast, for an undisclosed amount. The purchase includes audio consoles, a networking system, the furniture lines, all designs, trademarks, engineering files and tooling, effectively restoring the PR&E console brand […]  More

Shure Promotes Bruce Skof to VP, Chief Financial Officer

Shure Incorporated announced that Bruce Skof has been promoted to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He will oversee the company’s financial planning and budgeting process and lead the Enterprise Risk Management Program. He will be responsible for all key financial and investment matters for Shure Incorporated and its subsidiaries.  More

Linear Acoustic General Sales Manager Chris Shaw Retires

The Telos Alliance, parent company to Telos, Omnia, Axia, 25-Seven, Linear Acoustic, and Minnetonka, announced that Global Sales Manager for Linear Acoustic Chris Shaw has retired effective February 10, 2017. Since 2014, Shaw oversaw all US and International Sales efforts for Linear Acoustic.   More

Level 3 Announces 2016 Most Valuable Partner Award Winners

Level 3 has announced the organizations being recognized as winners of the 2016 Most Valuable Partner (MVP) Award. The winners, recognized in three program levels, Elite, Premier and Authorized/Subagent, are part of a select group that demonstrates outstanding commitment to excellence, performance and sales growth.   More

NBA Development League To Become NBA Gatorade League

Beginning with the 2017-18 season, the NBA Development League (NBA D-League) will be renamed the NBA Gatorade League (NBA G-League) as part of a multiyear expanded partnership. This marks the first time a U.S. professional sports league has named an entitlement partner.  More

Leader Electronics Joins AIMS

Leader Electronics Corporation has joined the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS). A globally active producer of high-grade test and measurement equipment for the broadcast industry, Leader is in full accord with the desire expressed by a growing number of broadcasters and media organizations to implement IP-based technology alongside legacy SDI-based systems or even to […]  More

Ratings Roundup: Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Is Most-Watched Musical Event In History; NHRA on Fox Revs Up

Ratings roundup is a rundown of ratings news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, the Super Bowl LI Halftime Show featuring Lady Gaga is the most-watched musical event of all-time across all platforms, NHRA revs up its most watched broadcast in its 57-year history, […]  More

ESPN Renews ‘The Bassmasters’ Under New Multi-Year Agreement

B.A.S.S. and ESPN have renewed and expanded their agreement to air Bassmaster tournaments on ESPN beginning with today’s Bassmaster Elite at Cherokee Lake on Bassmaster.com and WatchESPN. This multi-year agreement includes the innovative Bassmaster LIVE and Classic LIVE on-the-water video programs.  More