Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announced that Julie Talbott will become the president of content and affiliate services for the company’s National Media Groups, which oversees the operations of Clear Channel’s subsidiaries, including Premiere Networks, Katz Media Group and Total Traffic Network.
According to a release, while continuing to manage business relationships with Premiere Networks talent, Talbott’s new role will include leading and maintaining affiliate relationships to sell and service Premiere Networks, Total Traffic Network and iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s digital radio platform. The position will provide the company’s affiliates with a new point of contact for conducting business across Clear Channel’s subsidiaries.
Talbott has 30 years’ experience in media planning and buying, radio broadcast advertising, integrated marketing solutions and affiliate relations. As the COO of MJI Broadcasting, Talbott led the effort to secure the exclusive radio rights for the Country Music Awards and the CMA Music Festival for the company. In 1999, Premiere Networks acquired MJI Broadcasting, and she was ultimately tasked with overseeing the company’s 90 radio programs and services and 5,000 radio affiliations as president of content and affiliate relations.
In another announcement, Tommy BoDean was named operations manager for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Jacksonville. He will now oversee the market’s six stations’ daily operations.
BoDean has been with Clear Channel Jacksonville since September 2010, serving as program director for WNWW(FM), WWJK(FM) and WFXJ(AM), as well as social media director for the entire cluster. BoDean has held multiple programming roles, including program director and on-air host in the Nashville, Tenn.; Columbia, S.C.; Cincinnati and Madison, Wis. markets.