Crain Recruits Financial Conference Programming Director

Michael Ocrant, an experienced financial journalist and conference producer, has joined Crain’s Pensions & Investments as its new Director of Conference Programming, reporting to Associate Publisher Nikki Pirrello in New York. Ocrant is uniquely qualified to bring his experience to P&I’s growing conferences division, with 10 year’s experience as a Director in the Conferences Division […]

Amy Powers Joins DC ‘s Public Radio WAMU as Revenue Leader

Washington DC’s highly regarded public media station WAMU has appointed Amy Powers as the new Senior Director, Media Sponsorships, effectively immediately. In this role, she assumes responsibility for building the station’s sponsorships revenues and leading the team that partners with corporate underwriters and sponsors to support WAMU’s programming on radio, web, and digital audio […]

Ad Age Recruits Digital Marketer Josh Golden as Publisher

Following a wide-ranging search in the media and marketing industries, digital innovator Josh Golden, VP Digital Marketing at Xerox, has been appointed the new Publisher of Crain’s Advertising Age. Breaking with tradition, this is the first time in the publication’s 85-year history that the Publisher has been recruited from outside the company; and the first […]

HighWire Press Adds VP, Global Marketing and EMEA Sales

Tracy Capaldi-Drewett has been appointed as VP, Global Marketing and EMEA Sales at ePublishing solutions provider HighWire Press, which recently spun out of Stanford University with majority investment from private equity firm Accel-KKR. Tracy will be establishing a new strategic marketing and international business development role on the senior management team, reporting to CEO Dan […]

New Food Economy Digital Magazine Adds Chief Marketing Officer

New Food Economy, the digital magazine start-up for the food movement, has appointed digital marketer Stephanie Miller as its first marketing and business leader. She joins an award-winning editorial team with a shared passion for furthering the success of food businesses that do well while doing good. A versatile business executive with impressive experience in […]

Crain Recruits Executive Editor from Chicago Tribune

Julie T. Tatge has been appointed as Executive Editor at Crain Communications’ Pensions & Investments, the leading media brand for institutional money managers. She will be based in P&I’s Chicago newsroom and succeeds Amy Resnick, who has been promoted to Editor and is based in New York. Julie joins P&I from The Chicago Tribune, where […]

Public Media Program Directors Appoints Jody Evans as CEO

The Public Radio Program Directors Association (PRPD) has announced the appointment of Jody Evans as its new President and CEO, effective January 1, 2015. PRPD is a vital membership organization that advocates for high quality programming and provides resources for public radio programming directors nationwide. In making the announcement, Board Chair Tamar Charney cited Evans’ […]

NPR’s Former CMO, Dana Rehm, to Lead Marketing for AGU

Dana Davis Rehm has joined DC-based American Geophysical Union (AGU) as Director of Marketing, Communications, & Engagement a new interdisciplinary leadership role reporting to CEO Chris McEntee. As the leading membership society of Earth and Space scientists, AGU publishes more than a dozen prestigious scientific journals and produces some of the most important global scientific […]

MSNBC Digital Chief Charlie Tillinghast Named CEO of UK Tech Co

Charlie Tillinghast, former President and CEO of MSNBC Interactive, has joined London-based Friend Media Technology Systems as its first CEO. Friend MTS provides state-of-the-art automated online video content monitoring and anti-piracy solutions that have already been deployed in real time by some of the world’s leading global sports and entertainment companies. In this venture he […]

Lisa DeSisto Appointed CEO and Publisher at MaineToday Media

Maine’s largest newspaper business, MaineToday Media (MTM), has named experienced digital media and newspaper executive Lisa Desisto as CEO of the company and Publisher of The Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram, effective this month. She joins MTM from Boston Globe Media, where she was Chief Advertising Officer and General Manager,, responsible for […]