Minding My Business With Vijay Setlur Salt Lake City Leads Rio Ratings Lochte To Remain In Charity Swimming Event NBC Touts Digital Presence From Rio Executive Transactions Names In The News Best-Selling Author To Speak At Game Changers Schiller Steps Down From America's Cup Post Rio Rating Lowest Since Sydney In '00 NBC Wants Premium On "TNF" Ads
Published October 7, 1997
The Univ. of OR's Warsaw Sports Marketing Center (WSMC) named four new board members: NBC Sports Senior VP/Programming JONATHAN MILLER, U.S. Soccer Exec Dir HANK STEINBRECHER, ABC Sports Dir of Marketing TERI WAGNER and JEFFREY POLLACK, President & Publisher of THE DAILY (WSMC). OTHER NEWS: ESPN named STEVEN PLANAMENTA as Manager of Corporate Communications. He comes from CT-based PR firm The Blackbird Group (ESPN)....DAN WARTELLE was hired by the ABL Reign as Media Relations Assistant for the next six months (Reign)....BOB STELLICK "will leave his post" as Maple Leafs Dir of Business Ops & Communications today. Stellick will join the London office of PR firm Shandwick Inc. as Canadian VP (TORONTO SUN, 10/7).....Oakley Inc. appointed WILLIAM SCHMIDT, VP/Worldwide Sports Marketing for Gatorade, to its Board of Dir (Oakley).