Sun Broadcast Group announced today that Ron Rivlin has joined the company as SVP of Programming and Affiliate Relations. In his role with Sun, Rivlin will oversee the growing affiliate sales department focused on products including The Marilu Henner Show, Nashville Music Minute and AccuWeather en Espanol. Rivlin will also work to attract new shows and services as the company begins to round out its 2015 programming lineup. Several key announcements are slated for later this summer.
“Lately I’ve had the honor of welcoming some of the greatest men and women in radio to our team, and today I get that pleasure yet again.” said Jason Bailey, CEO of Sun Broadcast Group. “As we begin to finalize our 2015 lineup we needed the best of the best to lead the charge and anyone who knows Ron can tell you, he’s exactly that. I am honored that he chose to join our family and I’m excited for the amazing news he’ll have to share with all of you real soon!”
Rivlin joins Sun Broadcast Group after several years at Westwood One where he served as VP of Affiliate Sales. Prior to his time at Westwood, he held the titles of VP of Interactive Solutions at Triton Digital Media and Senior Director at ABC Radio Networks.
“I’m over the moon excited to be joining Jay, Julio and the rest of the radio pros at Sun” Rivlin said of the announcement. “Sun Broadcast Group represents a new generation of media companies. Laser-focused on the needs of affiliates, advertisers and, of course, listeners. I can’t wait to share what’s coming next! Watch our smoke!”
Rivlin began his duties today from the company’s New York City office.
About Sun Broadcast Group
Sun Broadcast Group (sunbgi.com) is a national broadcast network providing targeted radio content and advertising solutions across America. Sun offers sales representation, distribution and programming support to syndicators and radio networks nationwide. Its lineup includes The Marilu Henner Show, Six Second Review with Mr. Movieman, Horse Racing’s Triple Crown, The 2014 Breeders Cup, The Little League World Series, AccuWeather en Español, Nashville Music Minute, and DJ Lynnwood’s Earthquake Mix.