Ron Rivlin Joins Sun Broadcast Group As SVP/Programming & Affiliate Relations
July 16, 2014 at 7:56 AM (PT)
As first tipped YESTERDAY on ALL ACCESS (NET NEWS 7/15), WESTWOOD ONE VP/Affiliate Sales RON RIVLIN has joined SUN BROADCAST GROUP as SVP/Programming & Affiliate Relations.
In his role with SUN, RIVLIN will oversee the growing affiliate sales department focused on products including THE MARILU HENNER SHOW, NASHVILLE MUSIC MINUTE and ACCUWEATHER en Espanol. RIVLIN will also work to attract new shows and services as the company begins to round out its 2015 programming lineup. Several key announcements are slated for later this summer.
SUN BROADCAST GROUP CEO JASON BAILEY told ALL ACCESS, "Lately I've had the honor of welcoming some of the greatest men and women in radio to our team, and today I get that pleasure yet again. As we begin to finalize our 2015 lineup we needed the best of the best to lead the charge and anyone who knows RON can tell you, he's exactly that. I am honored that he chose to join our family and I'm excited for the amazing news he'll have to share with all of you real soon!"
"I'm over the moon excited to be joining JAY, JULIO and the rest of the radio pros at SUN," RIVLIN noted. SUN BROADCAST GROUP represents a new generation of media companies. Laser-focused on the needs of affiliates, advertisers and, of course, listeners. I can't wait to share what's coming next! Watch our smoke!"
RIVLIN's background also included VP/Interactive Solutions at TRITON DIGITAL MEDIA and Sr Director at ABC RADIO NETWORKS. Based in SUN's NEW YORK offices, RIVLIN can be reached at RRivlin@sunbgi.com or (800) 871-6163.