Sylvia Strobel, JD, MBA, is appointed Interim CEO for the Alliance For Women In Media. Strobel will oversee day to day operations as well as facilitate the Board’s strategic planning while the search for a new CEO is conducted.
Pete Manriquez is named PD at Spanish Contemporary WLZL/Washington, D.C. Manriquez most recently served as PD at Spanish Contemporary KXOL/Los Angeles.
Cat Collins, former A&M/Octone VP/Promotion, is in search of his next venture. The Atlanta-based Collins spent three years with A&M/Octone prior the remainder of the label's sale to UMG's Interscope-Geffen-A&M.
Congratulations to The T.J. Martell Foundation, which raised over $1 million at its October 11 "Artworks for the Cure" event in Santa Monica, CA. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the event became the organization's biggest West Coast fundraiser ever, and honored Spotify CEO/founder Daniel Ek, Lady Gaga's manager Troy Carter, UMG President of Global Digital Business Rob Wells and Catherine An, founder of An Catering and Tiato Restaurant, who also catered the event. Colbie Caillat also performed at the fundraiser.
AdLarge Media has signed a national advertising sales representation agreement with Envision Radio Networks that moves inventory already measured in Nielsen Audio’s RADAR service to AdLarge’s Return on Investment (ROI) Network.
Apple unveiled the latest generation of the iPad today with the new. lighter iPad Air. The latest model weighs just one pound and uses the same new A7 processing chip that Apple rolled out recently in the iPhone 5S.