September 29, 2023

Media / Publishing

WJCT Public Media, Jacksonville

WJCT Public Media announced the appointment of Sarah Dobson as Vice President of Development. Dobson will oversee the major gifts fundraising program, known as the “First Coast Society,” along with campaign fundraising and planned giving. Throughout her career, Dobson has excelled at developing strategies to meet fundraising goals and strengthen community impact. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2023

Playmaker, Fort Lauderdale

Playmaker is pleased to welcome entertainment media veteran, Donald Alexander, as the new EVP of Content. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2022

Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg

Conan Gallaty, president of Times Publishing Company, will succeed Paul Tash as chairman and CEO. Gallaty, assumed the role of CEO in January and will add the title of chairman upon Tash's retirement July 1st. Gallaty, 45, joined the Times in 2018 as its first chief digital officer, and in 2020 was promoted to president of the publishing company. A graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in publication management from the Grady College of Journalism, Gallaty entered the profession as a journalist but has devoted the bulk of his career to building digital products and business lines that reach new audiences. Read more »
Published on 2/16/2022

The E.W. Scripps Company, Fort Myers

The E.W. Scripps Company has appointed Evan Pappas to the role of Vice President and General Manager for WFTX. Read more »
Published on 3/24/2021

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, Miami

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has announced the appointment of two new executives: Ezequiel Fonseca Zas and Malu Carmona-Botana Read more »
Published on 1/12/2021

McClatchy, Miami

McClatchy has announced Nancy A. Meyer will join the Miami Herald as President. Read more »
Published on 10/5/2020

BNC, Tallahassee

Princell Hair joins The Black News Channel as President and CEO. Read more »
Published on 7/29/2020

Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg

Annica Keeler, a longtime employee of the Tampa Bay Times, has become the newsroom's first Development and Community Relations Director. Read more »
Published on 7/8/2020

WUSF Public Media, Tampa

WUSF Public Media named Jose Jimenez as Assistant Program Director. Jimenez will help manage news, entertainment and public affairs programs. Previously, Jimenez managed external affairs for the City of Houston and FEMA during Hurricane Harvey. He also served at KUHF Houston Public Media and KPCC Southern California Public Radio, and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Read more »
Published on 1/20/2020

E.W. Scripps Company, Miami

The E.W. Scripps Company has promoted Bill Siegel to Vice President and General Manager of WSFL in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2019

Viacom International Media Networks, Miami

Viacom International Media Networks announces Pierluigi Gazzolo has been appointed President of OTT International and Viacom International Studios. Read more »
Published on 11/27/2019

WUSF Public Media, Tampa

After a nationwide search, WUSF Public Media has selected Danielle Wright-Landry as Membership Director. Danielle comes to WUSF with 20 years' fundraising experience at institutions including the Humane Society, St. Joseph's Hospital, and most recently Spirit FM 90.5, where she led the creation of one of the largest Catholic women's conferences in the southern US. Read more »
Published on 7/29/2019

WUSF, Tampa

Carl Lisciandrello is Digital News Editor of WUSF Public Media. He has worked in Tampa Bay media for nearly 40 years, starting as a clerk and part-time sports reporter for the Clearwater Sun and continuing on to The Tampa Tribune,, and the Tampa Bay Times. Carl, a New Jersey native, enjoys the beach, church, downtown Safety Harbor, and sharing cigars with friends. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019


WEDU PBS has named Paul Grove as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

Miami Herald, Miami

McClatchy has named Aminda Marqués González as Editor and Publisher of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald. Read more »
Published on 3/13/2019

Switchboard Live, Orlando

Switchboard Live is pleased to announce Sandra Arber has been appointed as new Chief Operations Officer. Read more »
Published on 12/12/2018

Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg

The Tampa Bay Times has named Mark Katches as the next executive editor of Florida's largest newspaper. Read more »
Published on 7/25/2018

InHealth Media, Boca Raton

InHealth Media welcomes veteran journalist, Chloe Sommers, as Director of Communications. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2018

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, Miami

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced today it has named Beau Ferrari to Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. Read more »
Published on 4/3/2017

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