Mark S. Richer, President of ATSC, Plans To Retire After 40-Year Career

Mark S. Richer, the long-time president of the Advanced Television Systems Committee, has announced plans to retire later this year. Richer, who has led the standards development organization since 2000, previously served as ATSC Executive Director in 1996-97 in between senior technology leadership roles at PBS and Thomcast Communications.  More

NBC Sports Consolidates Golf Branding Under New Golf Business Solutions

NBC Sports Group announced that business services once offered separately by its Golf brands portfolio will combine under one umbrella brand called Golf Business Solutions. The new Golf Business Solutions will be formally introduced at the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, displaying at booth #2173 and located adjacent to Golf Channel’s Morning Drive stage.  More

NBC Sports Chicago Names Kevin Cross as New Senior Vice President/General Manager

NBC Sports Regional Networks promoted Kevin Cross to Senior Vice President/General Manager of NBC Sports Chicago, effective immediately. Cross will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the network, which includes overseeing its vast multiplatform content portfolio, and developing new avenues of enhanced fan-focused coverage for its team partners: the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs, and […]  More

Audio Engineering Society Names Colleen Harper as New Executive Director

The Audio Engineering Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Colleen Harper as the Society’s Executive Director, effective January 21. “Our Executive Committee’s challenge has been to find an individual with deep and broad organizational management, direct prior experience within professional membership organizations, and a unique skill set that combines operational expertise, marketing skills, and […]  More

Intelsat CFO Jacques Kerrest Plans to Retire

Intelsat announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Jacques Kerrest, plans to retire. He will continue in his role through the spring until a successor is appointed to ensure a smooth transition of duties.  More

Ratings Roundup: Rams’ Win Over Cowboys Garners Most Watched Saturday Primetime Telecast in Fox History

Ratings roundup is a rundown of rating news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, Los Angeles’ win over Dallas headlines the NFL’s Divisional round, Fox’s Premier Boxing Champions brings in the network’s most-watched boxing telecast, and Univision highlights their Liga MX coverage.  More

NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame To Induct Fox NFL Sunday at 2019 Show

Landmark football pre-game show Fox NFL Sunday will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2019 NAB Show. The induction will occur during the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner on Monday, April 8 at the Encore in Las Vegas.  More

Signiant Looks Back on Growth in 2018

Signiant announced record business growth in 2018 with new highs for key SaaS metrics. The growth was fueled by expansion of the company’s SaaS platform to support a broader array of use-cases for any sized media organization, a massive media footprint that is creating a powerful network-effect, and an industry that continues to evolve to […]  More