Tribune Co. taps radio exec to lead i...

Tribune Co. taps radio exec to lead interactive division -- Med...

There are 3 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Apr 7, 2008, titled Tribune Co. taps radio exec to lead interactive division -- Med.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

By Tribune staff Tribune Co. added another radio executive to its top ranks Monday when it announced that Marc Chase, former senior vice president of programming at Clear Channel Communications Inc.

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wizard of id

Valley View, TX

#1 Apr 8, 2008
Wow. Look what happened at Clear Channel radio stations. Turned good stations into used car lots. Hiring a person(s) from an industry losing market share faster than newspapers does not make sense.
Ryan Williams

Garland, TX

#2 Apr 8, 2008
You are wrong. Radio is not sliding nearly as fast as Newspapers. Over the last 15 years, radio has lost less than 5% of total audience. Considering all of the new mediums that have debuted in that time frame, losing only a few percent is nothing short of remarkable. Radio is strong and is not going away. The stocks of the Radio companies on the other hand have certainly seen better days.

Clear Channel, on the whole, is still a good operation, but has never really found its way since Randy was given the boot in 2002.

New York, NY

#3 Apr 8, 2008
Makes you wonder if Newsday's gonna give up on the paper format and exist completely in the cyber/audio markets. All their top execs are radio people.

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