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Steve Koonin Out at Turner Programmer joins the Atlanta Hawks as CEO, minority owner

After a 14-year stint with Turner Entertainment Networks, where he most recently served as the division’s president, Steve Koonin is leaving the cable programming giant to assume the role of…

April 13, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

Turner Taps Donna Speciale to Oversee Integrated TV, Digital Sales Restructuring squeezes out CNN vet Greg D’Alba

On the eve of the 2014-15 upfront, Turner Broadcasting System has begun making sweeping changes in the structure of its ad sales unit, and as a result, one well-respected veteran will…

March 25, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT

David Levy Named President of Turner Broadcasting System Exec will retain oversight of sports, sales

Turner Sports boss and advertising/affiliate sales president David Levy on Monday was promoted to the role of president of the entire Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. operation. In his new role, Levy…

August 5, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT

Phil Kent to Step Down as Turner CEO John Martin to take the reins on Jan. 1

After a decade of running the ship at the country’s largest cable programming conglomerate, Phil Kent is stepping down as CEO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. Kent will stay on until…

July 17, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT

American Dad Moves to TBS in 2014 Seth MacFarlane comedy to leave Fox after 10 seasons

Seth MacFarlane’s dominance over Fox’s “Animation Domination” lineup is on the wane. Just months after the network elected to cancel The Cleveland Show after four seasons, TBS announced that it…

July 16, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

Zucker Poaches Rachel Nichols From ESPN CNN to build a weekend sports show around reporter

Jeff Zucker has made his first official hire as the new CNN boss, luring long-time ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols to CNN and Turner Sports. In her new role, Nichols will field…

January 24, 2013, 5:25 PM EST

Groups Ask FTC to Investigate Viral Marketing Aimed at Kids Complaints name McDonald's, Viacom, Turner, General Mills, SubwayKids

Six child-targeted websites asking young visitors to "tell a friend" or "refer a friend" may have run afoul of children's online privacy laws. The Center for Digital Democracy, joined by…

August 22, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT

Nascar to Take Digital Platforms Back From Turner Sports Seeking digital agency for site relaunch

Nascar has asked Turner Sports for the keys to Nascar.com and is now looking for a digital agency to help navigate a site relaunch. In an agreement announced Monday, Nascar will…

January 30, 2012, 5:00 PM EST

Donna Speciale Jumps to Turner MediaVest pro will oversee entertainment, animation sales

Another preeminent media agency veteran has hopped over to the other side of the negotiating table, as MediaVest ace Donna Speciale has accepted the top ad sales post at Turner…

January 6, 2012, 11:01 AM EST

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