News of Note—Michael Powell, Joe Ianniello, Chris Ripley, more

News of note

NCTA President and CEO Michael Powell told an audience of small cable operator executives at The Independent Show in Indianapolis today that Title II regulation of the internet “would be a disaster for the industry and a disaster for America’s ambitions in the information age.” Multichannel News story

CBS will keep CFO Joe Ianniello with the company through June 2022. In a new SEC filing, CBS said that Ianniello will maintain his operating responsibilities and have oversight of all of the company’s financial operations. FierceBroadcasting story 

Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley dispelled rumors that his company was looking to compete against conservative news outlet Fox News. FierceBroadcasting story 

Univision Communications today said that Tonia O’Connor has been promoted to the newly created role of chief revenue officer, effective immediately, and will report to CEO Randy Falco. FierceBroadcasting story 

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