No secret how much I love the Gulf Coast of Florida. So it was doubly fun to talk with FOX affil WFTX down in Ft. Meyers. How wonderful is that market? Well, it’s the seashell capital of the world and that pretty much seals the deal in my world. But let’s talk about the new Promotion Producer down there, CARA MUELLER. Cara is a native of the Sunshine State, hailing from Tampa. She’s got a diploma from University of Fla as well and Cara is thrilled to be moving from the production end of the biz to the marketing end. She’s what CSD BRENT STRUENSE calls “homegrown’ talent. Everybody is happy and that’s what palm tree studded locales are all about. Well Dunne! Cara. And thanks Brent.
Another radio guy has been kicked upstairs to help run a TV group. TVNewscheck reports that CBS Radio CFO ANTON GUITANO has been named COO of CBS Local Media. He joins the ranks of JAY O’CONNOR who is heading up the Cox TV group. Question is why. Call me difficult, but the I don’t see the synergies and I would LOVE to know the thinking behind this trend. Anybody? Anybody? Buehler?
Discovery has launched a new online site for science and technology news.
Share this with your web sales folks – the NYTimes article about online video being the fastest way to cash on the bottom line.
Watching BBC News early this AM and was reminded that time marches on – for the first time since it happened, there were no living World War I veterans at the Westminster Abbey ceremony. This being Veterans Day, perhaps we need to seek out the WWII men and women and make sure we cherish them.
Think About This: “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy