New Members Of Arbitron Advisory Council Announced
March 18, 2010 at 12:40 PM (PT)
ARBITRON has announced new members of the expanded ARBITRON RADIO ADVISORY COUNCIL. On FEBRUARY 22nd, ARBITRON announced new positions consisting of: one seat each added for Network Radio, Digital Radio and Public Radio; four additional representatives for Diary markets; and one additional representative each for Urban and Spanish-language broadcasters and clients from PORTABLE PEOPLE METER markets.
In addition, one seat in Research and one in Spanish-language has a replacement representative.
The new members are:
Diary: (Four additional positions)
ERIK HELLUM, President, GAP BROADCASTING
FRANK OSBORN, President, QANTUM COMMUNICATIONS
CRAIG JACOBUS, President, SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS
DAN SAVADOVE, Chief Executive Officer, MAIN LINE BROADCASTING
PPM: (Additional position)
JOHN FULLAM, VP/Market Manager, GREATER MEDIA/PHILADELPHIA
Urban: (Additional position)
DEON LEVINGSTON, VP/GM, INNER CITY/NEW YORK
JEFF LIBERMAN, President, ENTRAVISION (Additional position)
GARY STONE, Pres./COO, UNIVISION RADIO (Replacement)
AMY VOKES, VP/Research, RADIO ONE
Digital Radio: (New position)
DEB ESAYIAN, President, EMMIS INTERACTIVE
Network Radio: (New position)
DAVID LANDAU, Co-Pres./CEO, DIAL-GLOBAL
Public Radio: (New position)
BILL DAVIS, Pres./CEO, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO
The complete membership list of Arbitron Radio Advisory Council can be found here.
The New Arbitron Advisory Council Meetings
ARBITRON also plans several enhancements intended to make the meetings more productive.
* Dedicated tracks for both PPM and Diary ratings services added to concentrate on issues and priorities specific to the needs of customers in those markets.
* Regular joint sessions between the ARBITRON RADIO ADVISORY and Agency/Advertiser Councils to encourage dialogue between buyers and sellers.
* More open, interactive and positive dialogue centered on improving communication and enhancing industry partnership.
All current and recently-elected members of the ARBITRON RADIO ADVISORY COUNCIL will continue with their terms.