Petrovich Joins AP To Head Domestic Broadcast Ops
June 6, 2007 at 3:24 PM (PT)
Former CNN EVP JON PETROVICH joins ASSOCIATED PRESS as Head of Domestic Broadcast Operations. PETROVICH spent 15 years at CNN and developed CNN INTERACTIVE while overseeing HEADLINE NEWS, CNN RADIO, and other businessses and ancillary services. Most recently, he taught journalism as a professor and Chairperson at the MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM's broadcast department at NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY; he also served as EVP/International Networks at SONY PICTURES TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL and consulted several broadcast companies.
"JON brings to AP an unmatched pedigree of success, entrepreneurialism and business acumen that will be essential to our continued growth in as we evolve to meet the changing demands of our membership in the digital era," said AP SVP/Global Broadcast JAMES R. WILLIAMS. "We feel fortunate to have an industry leader with the right kind of multimedia experience such as JON join us."