Cheerio and Well Dunne! Word from BBC America is that JO PETHERBRIDGE is now the EVP/Communications. It’s a promotion for her and she’ll be working with a redefined department blending PR, publicity and other comm. Services for all of BBC in North and South America, will now lead the communications department as EVP/Communications. Jo’s redefined department will offer publicity, public relations and additional communications services for all BBC divisions in North and South America. She’s been with BBC since joining in the UK and also has a background as a newspaper reporter.
Long time Promo manager LYNN CONLAN has left her slot at Hearst Tampa’s Indie WMOR and will be announcing her exciting new plans in a few. Meanwhile, not only is the CSD slot open, so is the #2 slot and a w/p. Calling palm tree lovers.
A&E has a great spot running, promoting the Sopranos. It’s Don’t Stop…where the cuts are the different Soprano cast each saying, “don’t” and “stop”. Add Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ and rockin’ editing…you gotta look for it. Whoever put this together, great job.
Interesting article on how broadcasters and how they can increase their numbers when the switch to digital from analog is scheduled. Click here.
Did you know July is national Ice Cream month? OK, something better to think about: “If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.” ~ C.S. Lewis