Fred Bennett Named President/GM Of Metro Television
November 17, 2010 at 12:18 PM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE's METRO TRAFFIC is making changes to the management of its METRO TELEVISION division, with METRO TRAFFIC RADIO and METRO TELEVISION EVP of Affiliate Sales and Operations FRED BENNETT named President and GM of METRO TELEVISION, replacing JONATHAN MARSHALL, who the company says is returning to the entertainment industry. In addition, METRO TRAFFIC RADIO's MIKE HAAKE has been upped to EVP of Affiliate Sales for both radio and television.
"FRED has delivered results in a range of management positions in METRO TRAFFIC RADIO," said President ROD SHERWOOD of BENNETT. "Since joining METRO TELEVISION, he has added new affiliates to the division, and we look forward to his leadership in continuing to expand the business. "
On MARSHALL's departure, SHERWOOD added, "JONATHAN and his team established METRO TELEVISION as the leading traffic information provider in the TV business. We greatly appreciate all that he did for the Company, and we wish him continued success in his new business endeavors."