Named New Group Publisher Exec to Oversee Broadcasting & Cable And Multichannel News NEW YORK, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reed Business Information (RBI), the leading U.S. provider of business-to-b usiness information and a member of the Reed Elsevier Group plc (NYSE: RUK; ENL), today named longtime publishing executive, Chuck Bolkcom, to the position of Group Publisher of the RBI Television Group, reporting to EVP and Variety Publisher Charlie Koones.
new role, Bolkcom
will lead the business operations of Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News
, the two leading titles within the Television Group. Bolkcom enters this leadership role from his position as CEO of B2B Media, an advertising representation firm, where he represented Broadcasting & Cable and Primedia's Broadcast Engineering among other ventures.Prior to launching B2B Media, he was on the staff of Broadcasting & Cable as Director of technology advertising.Bolkcom also served as the sales manager for numerous broadcasting companies including A.H. Belo Broadcasting (KXTV - ABC), Donrey Media Company (KOLO-TV - ABC) and Gillett Broadcasting, Inc. (KSBW-TV - NBC).
"I'm passionate about the business of television and the opportunity to lead Broadcasting & Cable
and Multichannel News
is an extraordinary one," remarks Bolkcom
."By leveraging the industry's very best editorial resources and circulation," he
continues, "we're simply going to be able to better solve the needs of our clients in a changing marketplace."
...Bolkcom replaces long-time Group Publisher Larry Oliver who earlier this week rejoined Reed Business Information as VP/Group Publisher of the Retail Group.