Former Chicago Public Media COO Alison Scholly Named Executive Dir. At Channel X
April 2, 2015 at 4:05 AM (PT)
Former CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA COO ALISON SCHOLLY has joined PUBLIC MEDIA COMPANY's online video exchange CHANNEL X as Exec. Dir. SCHOLLY left CPM, owner of noncommercial News-Talk WBEZ/CHICAGO and VOCALO.ORG and a former Interactive VP at the CHICAGO TRIBUNE, earlier this year after serving as Interim CEO.
In a release, PMC Managing Dir. ERIK LANGNER said, “We are absolutely thrilled to have ALISON on board to lead CHANNEL X. In addition to her clear vision for public media’s digital future, she has a management style that drives collaboration."
SCHOLLY added, “CHANNEL X is an innovative platform ready-made for the changing nature of content development and news flow. Qualified content providers can submit films, shows, news reports and performances, dynamically managing licensing terms and pricing. Broadcasters can easily browse, watch, license and download broadcast-quality content to enhance their role as a critical curator of news and information in their local markets. The platform can also be used for cross-media collaborations, such as planning, sharing and streaming video content from partners.”