Linda Yaccarino Calls for ‘Radical Transformation’ in First Response to ANA Proposal

'We can go even further' than shifting upfront calendar, says NBCU ad sales chief

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TV ad sales chiefs had been silent publicly on the ANA's proposal prior to Linda Yaccarino's letter. Virginia Sherwood/NBCUniversal

TV ad sales executives have been publicly quiet since the Association of National Advertisers called for a shift to a calendar year upfront last week as part of what the group deemed “transformative” changes to the media ecosystem.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.