Catlett Named COO At Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
January 22, 2008 at 5:41 AM (PT)
Former CBS News WCBS-A/NEW YORK and RADIO LUXEMBOURG GM JOHN CATLETT has been named COO of RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, effective in FEBRUARY. CATLETT has been working on developing new stations in EUROPE since 1984 and introduced private radio to INDIA.
RFE/RL President JEFFREY GEDMIN said, "These senior appointments will ensure RFE/RL continues to provide high-quality independent news and information to countries and regions where free media is limited or nonexistent. Our new colleagues come to RFE/RL with impressive experience in their respective fields, and we look forward to welcoming them in PRAGUE very soon."
In addition, RFE/RL has named former PBS affiliate WETA-TV/WASHINGTON VP/News and Public Affairs RICKI GREEN as Sr. Editor; veteran newspaper editor JOHN O'SULLIVAN as Exec. Editor; and JULIE RAGONA as Chief Broadcast Operations Officer, a position in which she has been serving in an acting capacity since OCTOBER.