Mediacom Communications said Monday that it has promoted long-time executive Glenn Goldsmith to group VP of programming.
Goldsmith, who joined Mediacom in 1998 as an intern in the finance department was most recently VP of programming. In his new role he will be principally involved in the negotiation of programming and retransmission consent agreements for new and traditional media rights and strategic multiplatform initiatives, including video-on-demand.
Mediacom also said it has promoted Jenna Guarino to VP of compliance and legal affairs and Randy Brown to VP of field operations.
In her new position Guarino will negotiate, draft, review, and edit legal documents and agreements, and ensure Mediacom’s compliance with federal and state laws. She joined Mediacom in 2010 as an intern in the legal department.
As VP of field operations, Brown, a cable industry veteran with 40-plus years of experience, will play a key role in the operations of Mediacom Bolt, the fixed wireless broadband offering Mediacom is deploying in unserved and underserved rural areas.
Mike Farrell is senior content producer, finance for Multichannel News/B+C, covering finance, operations and M&A at cable operators and networks across the industry. He joined Multichannel News in September 1998 and has written about major deals and top players in the business ever since. He also writes the On The Money blog, offering deeper dives into a wide variety of topics including, retransmission consent, regional sports networks,and streaming video. In 2015 he won the Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Profile, an in-depth look at the Syfy Network’s Sharknado franchise and its impact on the industry.
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