Jeff Morris has been promoted to senior VP of operations and
technology at NBC Owned Television Stations. He starts immediately and oversees
technology, sales and traffic operations, environmental health and safety and
FCC compliance for the NBC-owned stations.
Morris was VP of technology for the last five years.
"Jeff has done a great job fostering an environment
that promotes innovation and technical excellence across our 10 stations
through collaboration and inclusiveness," said Valari Staab, president of
the NBC Owned Television Stations, to whom Morris will report. "As our
industry rapidly evolves, I am confident that Jeff and his team will continue
to ensure we have the ability to deliver our audiences the best local content
anytime and anywhere."
Prior to his time at NBC, Morris spent 12 years
at ABC. For three years, he worked as VP and executive director of digital
media for the network. Previously, Morris was the director of production,
operations and technology for the ABC News Digital Media group, director of
digital news operations for ABC News and technical operations manager for Good Morning America.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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