BCFM Picks Financial Chieftains

The Broadcast and Cable Financial Management Association has elected new officers and intalled new board members.

Leslie J. Hartmann of Entercom Communications is the new chair; Edward H. Deichman, Media General Broadcast Group, vice chair and conference co-chair; Anthony Vasconcellos, Regent Communications, secretary; and William Fitzsimmons, Cox Communications, Treasurer.

New board members (three-year terms) are Richard Bonsignore, WLS-TV Chicago; Sheldon Lee, Belo; William “Rick” Mangum,Clear Channel Worldwide; William Olukoya, WorldSpace; Richard Petty, Time Warner Cable; and Howard L. Schrott, Liberty Corp.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.