Tom Calderone Named Pres. Of VH1
October 16, 2008 at 11:13 AM (PT)
MTV NETWORKS has promoted TOM CALDERONE to President of VH1, managing the brand's overall portfolio including, VH1, VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1.com, and all brand extensions. Previously EVP/GM of VH1, CALDERONE will continue to be responsible for the day-to-day leadership, strategy and management of VH1's entire on-air and digital businesses.
"TOM has an encyclopedic knowledge of music, great instincts in identifying the next cultural phenomenon for the VH1 audience, a sharp business sense and an inexplicable love of the BUFFALO BILLS," MTV NETWORKS MUSIC AND LOGO GROUP Pres. VAN TOFFLER said. "Those characteristics not only make him a unique and thoughtful leader, but just an all around good person to have on your team and driving one of your key brands."
Before joining MTV NETWORKS, CALDERONE served as a consultant with JACOBS MEDIA where he advised radio stations across the country on music, talent and marketing strategies. Early in his career, CALDERONE served as host of two syndicated radio shows, "Modern Rock Live" and "On the Edge."