USC and Pomona College grad CAROL KRUSE is the new Senior Vice President of Marketing at ESPN. Carol comes over from Coca-Cola where for the past 9 years she was VP of global interactive marketing. Yes, that means she’ll be trading her Atlanta office for a New York one. She was part of the team that came up with My Coke Rewards. She’ll start at ESPN in late October. Well Dunne! Carol.
KRISTIE GONZALES is trading Philadelphia for Fresno, where she will take the CSD slot at ABC’s KFSN. She’s currently writing and producing for CSD MIKE MONSELL at WPVI in the City of Brotherly Love. Kristie hails from New Mexico, where she began her TV career editing for Hearst’s KOAT. She then wrote and produced promos for Hubbard’s KOB. Both stations are in Albuquerque. Well Dunne! Kristie. And yes, Mike is looking for a writer producer to take Christie’s place.
Job Alert: Comcast in LA is looking for a “promo superstar” who writes, produces and edits, all creatively of course. Let me know and I’ll hook you up to the right website.
Job Alert: The Christian Broadcasting Network in ‘Virginia Beach, VA is looking for a Manager of Creative Services.
One more Job Alert: NATPE in LA is looking for a temp marketing coordinator. If interested send request for job description to firstname.lastname@example.org. No doubt a lot to be done before the NATPE 2011 hoo-haw set for Miami in late January.
All warm wishes to a healthy recovery go out to Well Dunne! Talent’s JEFF O’NEIL, who is of perfect sound voice, but is recovering from a little procedure for which the MD said ‘rest”’…so he is. Obviously, Jeff is a great voice who can take direction!
For those news junkies amongst us, there’s a new online site that pretty much covers the world of local TV news…and best of all, its free. http://www.the247newsroom.com/
Take a gander at The Wrap’s headline: 5 Reasons We’re Over the Overnights.
Anybody else find it ironic that cause marketing, which local TV has done better than any other medium, is now all the rage and advertisers are using TV time to promote their cause marketing…while at the same time TV stations have all but dropped causes in relation to their brand?
Think About This: “Heaven is here, and it’s available for everybody, but we need to have the eyes to perceive it.” ~ Don Miguel Ruiz