Hubbard Radio Announces New Division – 2060 Digital, LLC
James Bryant Appointed President/General Manager
ST. PAUL, Minn. – November 20, 2014 – Hubbard Radio announced today that Cincinnati radio veteran James Bryant will lead the formation of a new in-house digital company called 2060 Digital, LLC. A digital media services company built by Hubbard Interactive in Cincinnati, 2060 Digital will begin serving Hubbard Radio in seven markets: Chicago, Washington, DC, Minneapolis-St. Paul, St. Louis, Seattle, Phoenix and Cincinnati. 2060 Digital will provide digital solutions for clients, including website and mobile site build out, SEO, SEM, retargeting, social media management, content and video.
Industry veteran, James Bryant, was appointed President of 2060 Digital, LLC. Bryant led the Hubbard Radio group in Cincinnati as VP/Market Manager and was instrumental in the development and launch of 2060 Digital in 2012. Prior to working for Hubbard Radio, Bryant held leadership positions for a number of broadcast companies, including Bonneville, Entercom and CBS. Bryant is a past President of the Greater Cincinnati Radio Broadcasters Association and has served on the board of St. Ursula Academy and The Music Resource Center.
Hubbard Radio Chair and CEO, Ginny Morris, commented, “We have long looked to Jim for leadership in this space and we feel fortunate that his full attention will be focused on helping us find comprehensive solutions for our advertising partners. We look forward to bringing Jim’s entrepreneurial approach to 2060 Digital to the rest of our company.”
“I’m excited about expanding the success of 2060 Digital Cincinnati across Hubbard Radio’s six other markets,” said Bryant. “I look forward to working closely with our corporate leadership and our strong market teams to deliver custom digital solutions to our valued clients. 2060 Digital is ‘Digital Done Right‘.”
Hubbard Radio also announced that Mike Fredrick, currently the VP/General Manger/DOS for Hubbard Radio in Cincinnati, will replace Bryant as Vice President/Market Manager for Hubbard Radio in Cincinnati.
About Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.
Started in 1923, Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. is an American television and radio broadcasting corporation based in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota that was started by Stanley E. Hubbard. Hubbard Broadcasting operates radio stations and television stations in nine states.
In addition to radio and television broadcast stations, other Hubbard Broadcasting companies include the satellite and cable networks ReelzChannel (launched in 2006) and Ovation TV, F&F Productions and the Hubbard Radio Network, which is used to distribute talk radio content to subscribing radio stations in Minnesota and North Dakota.
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Contacts: Ginny Morris 651-642-4160
James Bryant 513-699-4559