NPR restructures marketing unit; Krichels leaves WPSU ‘for multiple reasons’; Walker joins DEI Board, and more …

Posted: February 26, 2013

Dana Davis Rehm, NPR’s senior v.p. of marketing, communications and external relations, will leave the network May 6 due to a reorganization of her division under new Chief Marketing Officer Emma Carrasco. The restructuring is intended to “put more emphasis on marketing than on communications,” said NPR President Gary Knell in a Feb. 14 email to station leaders. Continue reading

Speculators betting big on FCC TV spectrum auctions

Posted: February 26, 2013

For the last few years, three well-funded buyout firms have been quietly picking up licenses to commercial and noncommercial TV stations in a gamble on big payouts from next year’s FCC incentive auction of television spectrum. Current’s research of FCC … Continue reading

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