MEDIA MOVES: Shari Berg, Daniel McDonald
- Shari Berg has been promoted to COO of News and Operations for Fox Television Stations. She will oversee all initiatives and talent development for news programs on all Fox O&Os, and retains her duties as Fox News Channel SVP/News Operations. Berg is a Fox veteran who began her career as a sales associate at New York flagship WNYW-5.
- Daniel McDonald has been named VP of Research for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). McDonald reports to SVP/Communications Ann Marie Cumming. McDonald was formerly Exec. Director of Programming and Consumer Research at National Geographic Channels. His resumé also includes stints as Director of Programming and Research at CBS’s WBBM-2 in Chicago.
- Greg Smith has been upped VP/GM of Cumulus Media’s Hot AC WDVD-FM, Country WDRQ (NASH FM 93.1) and Classic Country (NASH ICON 93.1 HD2) in Detroit. He was previously the stations’ VP/Sales and has been with the duo since August 2014, when he departed the GSM chair at CBS Radio’s Detroit cluster.