-Sony/RED has brought on Jennifer Liss as Senior Director of Radio Promotion, moving her over from Sony/ATV. Before Sony, Liss worked at Warner Bros.
-Shazam has hired Patricia Parra as CMO. Parra was most recently CMO of OUYA. Prior to that she was head of content marketing at Hulu and was an HBO executive.
-BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra recently announced that many of their DJs are being let go due to budget constraints. More cuts will come, as BBC Radio needs to save another £1.5 million by 2016.
The cuts reach wider than Radio 1 and 1Xtra, 65 jobs are being eliminated in total. Radio 2, 3, 4, 6 Music, 4 Extra, and the Asian Network are affected.
Two “hubs” are being implemented, streamlining management and operations across stations. One hub is based on speech and classical music, it includes Radio 4, 4 Extra, Radio 3 and BBC Proms. The other hub is based on pop music, it covers Radio 1, 1Xtra, Radio 2, Asian Network and 6 Music.
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