Hearst TV Appoints Joe Addalia To Vice President, Broadcast Technology

NEW YORK—Hearst Television has promoted Joe Addalia to vice chairman of broadcast know-how, a job during which he can have expanded duties for locating, sourcing and implementing new know-how to satisfy the station group’s TV operations necessities, the corporate stated in the present day.Addalia, a frequent presenter at TV Tech summits and different trade gatherings, will proceed to report back to Stefan Hadl, newly appointed vice chairman of broadcast engineering and know-how, Hearst Television stated.“For years, Joe has been an instrumental member of Hearst Television’s know-how group, working with know-how companions to make sure our firm is well-positioned to capitalize on the speedy evolution of content material gathering, creation and supply,” stated Hearst Television president Jordan Wertlieb.“The velocity of change and our firm’s dedication to be on the forefront of the trade requires management, and Joe has all the time represented our group exceptionally — and can proceed to do much more in his new position, working carefully with Stefan and our leaders throughout Hearst Television.”Pointing to the “ardour and data” Addalia has for know-how affecting Hearst Television’s enterprise and the trade at giant, Hadl stated the newly appointed vice chairman “will proceed to be an important useful resource as we transfer the corporate into the long run.”“The total Hearst Television know-how management group is dedicated to success. I couldn’t be prouder of the group main our engineering and know-how efforts,” stated Hadl.A broadcast engineer for almost 4 many years, Addalia joined Hearst Television in 2006 when the group acquired WKCF-TV in Orlando, Fla., from Emmis Communications. Among Addalia’s duties have been broadcast know-how for the group’s operations, together with playout, information programs, asset administration and NextGen TV (ATSC 3.0). Serving as Hearst Televisions, consultant on numerous trade know-how committees, he additionally has overseen interactive and second-screen TV and muiticasting know-how, Hearst Television stated. At Emmis Communications, Addalia was company director of engineering know-how. Prior to Emmis, he was company director of engineering for New Jersey-based broadcaster Press Communications. There he designed and constructed the studio and transmitter amenities for WKCF. (Emmis bought the station in 1999.) He started at Press Communications in 1988 as chief engineer, the corporate stated. Addalia holds an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Television and is an SBE Certified Broadcast Engineer and an lively Member of SBE Chapter 42 in Central Florida in addition to an SMPTE Florida Section Manager. In 2016 he was honored as a recipient of the Technology Leadership Award from “Broadcasting & Cable” journal.He will proceed to be primarily based in Orlando.More data is accessible on the corporate’s web site (opens in new tab). 


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