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NBC Owned Station Group Promotes Meredith McGinn, Jeff Kurtz

The NBC Owned Television Stations have promoted Meredith McGinn to senior vice president of COZI TV Network and LX.TV Productions and Jeff Kurtz to senior vice president of digital media and multicast sales.

Both McGinn and Kurtz were previously vice presidents at the NBC Owned Television Stations. McGinn joined the group in 2011 and has led the development and launch of COZI TV, which is now available in 47.5 million homes. Before that, she was the director of news and content at WNBC in New York City.

“Over the last year-and-a-half, Meredith has done a tremendous job growing COZI TV from a concept into a successful network that is receiving great feedback from both viewers and affiliates,” Valari Staab, president of NBC Owned Television Stations, said in a statement. “This well-deserved promotion reflects COZI TV’s success to date as well as its exciting future under Meredith’s leadership.”

Kurtz began with the NBC Owned Television Stations last year. He has overseen sales-related activities for COZI TV, LX.TV Productions and the digital media and digital out of home platforms. Read more

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Tony Chiulli Joins NBC Owned Stations as SVP of National Sales For the East Coast

The NBC Owned Television stations have appointed Tony Chiulli as senior vice president of national sales for the East Coast. In his new role, Chiulli will oversee sales efforts in New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Atlanta.

It is a move within NBC for Chiulli, who has been the local sales manager at WNBC in New York for the past six years.

“I have worked closely with Tony for many years and am thrilled to promote him to this role leading national sales for the East Coast,” Frank Comerford, chief revenue officer for the NBC Owned Stations, said in a statement. “With his decades of experience, his leadership abilities and his proven success, I am confident he and [West Coast counterpart] Cathy Jones will together bring our national sales efforts to the next level.”

NBC Stations to Sell Advertising for Comcast Regional Sports Networks

NBC stations are about to become more entwined with Comcast’s regional sports networks.

NBCUniversal announced today that its local stations will begin selling national advertising for four Comcast SportsNets.  The sales partnership will be phased in over the next several months, with local NBC stations beginning to sell advertising for Comcast’s New England and Mid-Atlantic networks this month, followed by Northwest at the end of May and Philadelphia at the end of June. Read more