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P&G picks Dick Vitale to make call in March Madness ad

Procter & Gamble Co. is teaming with popular basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale in a new commercial that promotes the role Bounty paper towels can play in watch parties during March Madness. The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) recr...

By | 2019-03-19T10:30:00+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Media|

Cox Enterprises exploring options for its radio stations

A month after agreeing to sell a majority stake in its TV portfolio, Cox Enterprises Inc. is looking to make a deal for its radio stations. Sources within the company say Atlanta-based Cox is "exploring options" for all of its radio properties. Employ...

By | 2019-03-19T09:36:00+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Media|

Ed Goldman: Cristina Mendonsa goes from TV to radio and becomes a one-woman media powerhouse

After 22 years at Channel 10, the ABC affiliate in Sacramento, Cristina Mendonsa’s star was still on the rise. A news anchor for its 5, 6 and 11 p.m. broadcasts, five nights a week, she was recognized everywhere she went in her hometown and beyond. She...

By | 2019-03-18T15:30:00+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Media|

Fox 6 seeks replacement for longtime anchor Brad Hicks

Longtime WITI-TV (Channel 6) anchor Brad Hicks has left the station, which is seeking a replacement to co-anchor its market-leading 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts. WITI-TV president and general manager Chuck Steinmetz confirmed reports that Hicks...

By | 2019-03-18T15:23:42+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Media|

ESPN, ACC officials in Charlotte introduce soon-to-launch network, signature programs

A documentary about Coach K’s early-career struggles as Duke basketball coach. A multi-part series exploring the history of the men’s basketball tournament. And a daily morning show featuring a pair of familiar regional broadcasters whose fathers becam...

By | 2019-03-16T15:01:13+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Media|

What’s Land O’Lakes doing at SXSW? Talking about the ‘food web’ (photos)

Agricultural cooperative Land O'Lakes Inc. is generating some buzz at South by Southwest with its Copernicus Project, an exhibition intended to raise awareness of food science and humans' role in the future of food.  Advertising Age has an interview w...

By | 2019-03-15T12:28:54+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Media|