Magna Global is forecasting that core U.S. advertising will grow by 4.1% this year, up from 1.6% in 2014. Both of those percentages are excluding the impact of political and Olympic advertising (P&O). Including P&O 2014 was up 3.0% to $164 billion and 2015 is expected to grow 2.7% to $168 billion.
General Motors has told one-time subsidiary Ally Financial it will now use current in-house lending arm GM Financial to handle subsidized leasing on Chevrolet, after having done so for Buick, Cadillac, and GMC earlier. GM lost Ally (then called GMAC) to a government bailout in the financial crisis of 2007/08, but bought AmeriCredit in 2010 and renamed it to be GM Financial......
ABC and PodcastOne have launched a new, original podcast series which takes an in-depth look at the new ABC drama American Crime, premiering Thursday, March 5, at 10:00 pm (ET). Each week, The American Crime Podcast will feature behind-the-scenes insights and discussion about the program's riveting suspense and powerful character storylines through candid conversations with the show's creators and stars.
Nexstar Broadcasting Group in Erie, Pennsylvania is seeking a Vice President and General Manager.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is hiring a Director of Sales in the Springfield/Champaign markets.
CW32 (KRCW), Portland, OR is seeking an innovative General Sales Manager.
Research Director - Telemundo Stations, New York, NY.
WTVT in Tampa Bay, FL is seeking an Account Executive.