Dan Lovinger

NBCUniversal Names Dan Lovinger as the New Sports Ad Sales Chief

The NBC Sports Group has filled its ad sales chief role with Dan Lovinger after Seth Winter stepped down last month.

Little Big Shots Draws 14.8 Million Viewers, and NBC Looks to Cash In With Advertisers

NBC is used to dominating broadcast ratings on Sunday nights, but it usually only happens during football season. The network's Sunday fortunes routinely dry up once Sunday Night Football signs off for the year.

In the Wake of a Reorg, NBCU Lays Off Ad Sales Staff

Just three weeks after reorganizing its ad sales staff under five direct reports to Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal has begun laying off staffers. At the time of the original announcement, NBCU said in no uncertain terms that no one in the sales organization would be leaving the company; that said, a source chose to characterize today’s layoffs as “unforeseen.”

Introducing NBCU’s New Dream Team of Ad Sales

It’s an overcast February morning, and Linda Yaccarino’s day begins with a decidedly nontraditional repast of spaghetti and meatballs, a dish she cooks up at the request of the Today show’s resident oenophiles, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb.

NBCU Ad Sales Picture Crystallizes

Nearly two months after Linda Yaccarino became the head of advertising sales at NBCUniversal’s broadcast and cable networks units, the org chart is coming into focus.

Coke and Telemundo Team Up for the Olympics

Quieres una Coca-Cola? Telemundo is working with Coke in what will be the beverage giant's first Olympics-focused integrated marketing campaign keyed directly to Hispanics, and it's focusing not on hispanophone countries' Olympic teams, but on the surprising diversity of the U.S. athletic lineup.