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ON-AIR TV PERSONALITY
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Rachel McNeill - KPRC TV
David Paul - KHOU TV
 
ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY
Roula Christie - KRBE 104.1
Rod Ryan Morning Show - iHeart Radio 94.5 The Buzz
Sarah Pepper - CBS Radio Hot 95.7
 
MARKETING / PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
Melissa Brezner - iHeart Radio
Rebecca Cantu - KHOU TV
Lisa Searcy - Cox Media Group
 
LOCAL AGENCY BUYER
Liz Nieto - Love Advertising
Leah Smith - Briggs Caldwell
Sandra Williams - The Company of Others
 
LOCAL AGENCY SUPPORT STAFF
Kristine Alardin - Freed Agency
Hank Bell - Love Advertising
Jennifer Gonzales - Briggs Caldwell
  
LOCAL RADIO ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Ray Carroll - Cumulus
Laura Filippone - Cox Media Group
Kat Meza - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL RADIO ASSISTANT SALES OR TRAFFIC
Claudia Diaz - CBS Radio
Cherolyn Johnson - Cox Media Group
Liz Medrano - iHeart Radio
 
LOCAL TV ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Debbie Bronson - KHOU TV
Susan Miller - KPRC TV
Michelle Zamora - Univision
 
LOCAL TV ASSISTANT OR TRAFFIC
Silvia Garza - KPRC TV
Marsha Kudela - KHOU TV
Summer Tomlinson - KTRK TV
 
NON TRADITIONAL / DIGITAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO OR TV
Tony Belzer - Pandora
Elizabeth Bond - KHOU TV
Tammy Guest - KTRK TV
 
DIGITAL SALES PROFESSIONAL
Kevin Epps - Cox Media Group
David Lafuente - Telemundo
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Alison Wallace - KHOU TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - RADIO
Tim Gratzer - CBS Radio
Judy Lakin - Cox Media Group
Mark West - iHeart Radio
 
NATIONAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO
Kim Mercier - Univision
Mike Murray - Cox Media Group
Mark Sanders - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL OR NATIONAL TV SALES MANAGER
Win Frazier - KTRK TV
Erin Hoffman - KHOU TV
Steve McNair - KUBE TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - TV
Miles Cathey - KHOU TV
Shannon Murphy - KPRC TV
Harvey Saxer - KIAH TV
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - RADIO
Sarah Frazier - CBS Radio
Mark Krieschen - Cox Media Group
Eddie Martiny - iHeart Radio
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - TV
Roger Bare - KIAH TV
Jerry Martin - KPRC TV
Susan McEldoon - KHOU TV

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
Cynthia Cisneros - KTRK TV
Yolanda Green - Comcast
Suzi Hanks - Cox Media Group
 
RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER
Johnny Chiang - Cox Media Group
Ryan McCredden - CBS Radio (Sports Radio 610)
Ramon Robles - iHeart Radio
 
OUT OF HOME MEDIA PROFESSIONAL
Melissa Covarrubias - Zipcast
Karen Erwin - Outfront Media
Alena Grove - Clear Channel Outdoor
 
 AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Media only)
Briggs Caldwell
Brivic
You Squared Media
 
AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Full Service)
The Company of Others
Love Advertising
Richards/Carlberg
 
AGENCY PRINCIPAL
Brenda Love - Love Advertising
Chris Caldwell - Briggs & Caldwell
Jeff and Amanda Malone - Malone Media Group

RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Hope Dubois - iHeart Radio
Erik Langhans - KHOU TV
Fred Peavey - Cox Media Group
 
 MAH RISING STAR
Katelyn Abbott - Richards/Carlberg
Kelcie Cox - KHOU TV
Courtney Jenkins - Cox Media Group
Lauren Welton - Pandora
 
MARKET ROCK STAR
Lisa Baldon - iHeart Radio 
Lori Clark - KHOU TV
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Cally Simpson/Kelly Abreu - CBS Radio


2015 STAR AWARDS NOMINEES!


ON-AIR TV PERSONALITY
Ilona Carson - KTRK TV
Rachel McNeill - KPRC TV
David Paul - KHOU TV
 
ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY
Roula Christie - KRBE 104.1
Rod Ryan Morning Show - iHeart Radio 94.5 The Buzz
Sarah Pepper - CBS Radio Hot 95.7
 
MARKETING / PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
Melissa Brezner - iHeart Radio
Rebecca Cantu - KHOU TV
Lisa Searcy - Cox Media Group
 
LOCAL AGENCY BUYER
Liz Nieto - Love Advertising
Leah Smith - Briggs Caldwell
Sandra Williams - The Company of Others
 
LOCAL AGENCY SUPPORT STAFF
Kristine Alardin - Freed Agency
Hank Bell - Love Advertising
Jennifer Gonzales - Briggs Caldwell
  
LOCAL RADIO ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Ray Carroll - Cumulus
Laura Filippone - Cox Media Group
Kat Meza - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL RADIO ASSISTANT SALES OR TRAFFIC
Claudia Diaz - CBS Radio
Cherolyn Johnson - Cox Media Group
Liz Medrano - iHeart Radio
 
LOCAL TV ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Debbie Bronson - KHOU TV
Susan Miller - KPRC TV
Michelle Zamora - Univision
 
LOCAL TV ASSISTANT OR TRAFFIC
Silvia Garza - KPRC TV
Marsha Kudela - KHOU TV
Summer Tomlinson - KTRK TV
 
NON TRADITIONAL / DIGITAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO OR TV
Tony Belzer - Pandora
Elizabeth Bond - KHOU TV
Tammy Guest - KTRK TV
 
DIGITAL SALES PROFESSIONAL
Kevin Epps - Cox Media Group
David Lafuente - Telemundo
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Alison Wallace - KHOU TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - RADIO
Tim Gratzer - CBS Radio
Judy Lakin - Cox Media Group
Mark West - iHeart Radio
 
NATIONAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO
Kim Mercier - Univision
Mike Murray - Cox Media Group
Mark Sanders - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL OR NATIONAL TV SALES MANAGER
Win Frazier - KTRK TV
Erin Hoffman - KHOU TV
Steve McNair - KUBE TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - TV
Miles Cathey - KHOU TV
Shannon Murphy - KPRC TV
Harvey Saxer - KIAH TV
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - RADIO
Sarah Frazier - CBS Radio
Mark Krieschen - Cox Media Group
Eddie Martiny - iHeart Radio
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - TV
Roger Bare - KIAH TV
Jerry Martin - KPRC TV
Susan McEldoon - KHOU TV

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
Cynthia Cisneros - KTRK TV
Yolanda Green - Comcast
Suzi Hanks - Cox Media Group
 
RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER
Johnny Chiang - Cox Media Group
Ryan McCredden - CBS Radio (Sports Radio 610)
Ramon Robles - iHeart Radio
 
OUT OF HOME MEDIA PROFESSIONAL
Melissa Covarrubias - Zipcast
Karen Erwin - Outfront Media
Alena Grove - Clear Channel Outdoor
 
 AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Media only)
Briggs Caldwell
Brivic
You Squared Media
 
AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Full Service)
The Company of Others
Love Advertising
Richards/Carlberg
 
AGENCY PRINCIPAL
Brenda Love - Love Advertising
Chris Caldwell - Briggs & Caldwell
Jeff and Amanda Malone - Malone Media Group

RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Hope Dubois - iHeart Radio
Erik Langhans - KHOU TV
Fred Peavey - Cox Media Group
 
 MAH RISING STAR
Katelyn Abbott - Richards/Carlberg
Kelcie Cox - KHOU TV
Courtney Jenkins - Cox Media Group
Lauren Welton - Pandora
 
MARKET ROCK STAR
Lisa Baldon - iHeart Radio 
Lori Clark - KHOU TV
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Cally Simpson/Kelly Abreu - CBS Radio


2015 STAR AWARDS NOMINEES!


ON-AIR TV PERSONALITY
Ilona Carson - KTRK TV
Rachel McNeill - KPRC TV
David Paul - KHOU TV
 
ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY
Roula Christie - KRBE 104.1
Rod Ryan Morning Show - iHeart Radio 94.5 The Buzz
Sarah Pepper - CBS Radio Hot 95.7
 
MARKETING / PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
Melissa Brezner - iHeart Radio
Rebecca Cantu - KHOU TV
Lisa Searcy - Cox Media Group
 
LOCAL AGENCY BUYER
Liz Nieto - Love Advertising
Leah Smith - Briggs Caldwell
Sandra Williams - The Company of Others
 
LOCAL AGENCY SUPPORT STAFF
Kristine Alardin - Freed Agency
Hank Bell - Love Advertising
Jennifer Gonzales - Briggs Caldwell
  
LOCAL RADIO ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Ray Carroll - Cumulus
Laura Filippone - Cox Media Group
Kat Meza - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL RADIO ASSISTANT SALES OR TRAFFIC
Claudia Diaz - CBS Radio
Cherolyn Johnson - Cox Media Group
Liz Medrano - iHeart Radio
 
LOCAL TV ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Debbie Bronson - KHOU TV
Susan Miller - KPRC TV
Michelle Zamora - Univision
 
LOCAL TV ASSISTANT OR TRAFFIC
Silvia Garza - KPRC TV
Marsha Kudela - KHOU TV
Summer Tomlinson - KTRK TV
 
NON TRADITIONAL / DIGITAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO OR TV
Tony Belzer - Pandora
Elizabeth Bond - KHOU TV
Tammy Guest - KTRK TV
 
DIGITAL SALES PROFESSIONAL
Kevin Epps - Cox Media Group
David Lafuente - Telemundo
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Alison Wallace - KHOU TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - RADIO
Tim Gratzer - CBS Radio
Judy Lakin - Cox Media Group
Mark West - iHeart Radio
 
NATIONAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO
Kim Mercier - Univision
Mike Murray - Cox Media Group
Mark Sanders - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL OR NATIONAL TV SALES MANAGER
Win Frazier - KTRK TV
Erin Hoffman - KHOU TV
Steve McNair - KUBE TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - TV
Miles Cathey - KHOU TV
Shannon Murphy - KPRC TV
Harvey Saxer - KIAH TV
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - RADIO
Sarah Frazier - CBS Radio
Mark Krieschen - Cox Media Group
Eddie Martiny - iHeart Radio
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - TV
Roger Bare - KIAH TV
Jerry Martin - KPRC TV
Susan McEldoon - KHOU TV

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
Cynthia Cisneros - KTRK TV
Yolanda Green - Comcast
Suzi Hanks - Cox Media Group
 
RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER
Johnny Chiang - Cox Media Group
Ryan McCredden - CBS Radio (Sports Radio 610)
Ramon Robles - iHeart Radio
 
OUT OF HOME MEDIA PROFESSIONAL
Melissa Covarrubias - Zipcast
Karen Erwin - Outfront Media
Alena Grove - Clear Channel Outdoor
 
 AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Media only)
Briggs Caldwell
Brivic
You Squared Media
 
AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Full Service)
The Company of Others
Love Advertising
Richards/Carlberg
 
AGENCY PRINCIPAL
Brenda Love - Love Advertising
Chris Caldwell - Briggs & Caldwell
Jeff and Amanda Malone - Malone Media Group

RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Hope Dubois - iHeart Radio
Erik Langhans - KHOU TV
Fred Peavey - Cox Media Group
 
 MAH RISING STAR
Katelyn Abbott - Richards/Carlberg
Kelcie Cox - KHOU TV
Courtney Jenkins - Cox Media Group
Lauren Welton - Pandora
 
MARKET ROCK STAR
Lisa Baldon - iHeart Radio 
Lori Clark - KHOU TV
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Cally Simpson/Kelly Abreu - CBS Radio

2015 STAR AWARDS NOMINEES!


ON-AIR TV PERSONALITY

Ilona Carson - KTRK TV

Rachel McNeill - KPRC TV

David Paul - KHOU TV

 

ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY

Roula Christie - KRBE 104.1

Rod Ryan Morning Show - iHeart Media 94.5 The Buzz

Sarah Pepper - CBS Radio Hot 95.7

 

MARKETING / PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR

Melissa Brezner - iHeart Media

Rebecca Cantu - KHOU TV

Lisa Searcy - Cox Media Group

 

LOCAL AGENCY BUYER

Liz Nieto - Love Advertising

Leah Smith - Briggs Caldwell

Sandra Williams - The Company of Others

 

LOCAL AGENCY SUPPORT STAFF

Kristine Alardin - Freed Agency

Hank Bell - Love Advertising

Jennifer Gonzales - Briggs Caldwell

  

LOCAL RADIO ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Ray Carroll - Cumulus

Laura Filippone - Cox Media Group

Kat Meza - CBS Radio

 

LOCAL RADIO ASSISTANT SALES OR TRAFFIC

Claudia Diaz - CBS Radio

Cherolyn Johnson - Cox Media Group

Liz Medrano - iHeart Media

 

LOCAL TV ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Debbie Bronson - KHOU TV

Susan Miller - KPRC TV

Michelle Zamora - Univision

 

LOCAL TV ASSISTANT OR TRAFFIC

Silvia Garza - KPRC TV

Marsha Kudela - KHOU TV

Summer Tomlinson - KTRK TV

 

NON TRADITIONAL / DIGITAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO OR TV

Tony Belzer - Pandora

Elizabeth Bond - KHOU TV

Tammy Guest - KTRK TV

 

DIGITAL SALES PROFESSIONAL

Kevin Epps - Cox Media Group

David Lafuente - Telemundo

Rob Rutherford - Pandora

Alison Wallace - KHOU TV

 

GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - RADIO

Tim Gratzer - CBS Radio

Judy Lakin - Cox Media Group

Mark West - iHeart Media

 

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO

Kim Mercier - Univision

Mike Murray - Cox Media Group

Mark Sanders - CBS Radio

 

LOCAL OR NATIONAL TV SALES MANAGER

Win Frazier - KTRK TV

Erin Hoffman - KHOU TV

Steve McNair - KUBE TV

 

GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - TV

Miles Cathey - KHOU TV

Shannon Murphy - KPRC TV

Harvey Saxer - KIAH TV

 

MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - RADIO

Sarah Frazier - CBS Radio

Mark Krieschen - Cox Media Group

Eddie Martiny - iHeart Media

 

MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - TV

Roger Bare - KIAH TV

Jerry Martin - KPRC TV

Susan McEldoon - KHOU TV


COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR

Cynthia Cisneros - KTRK TV

Yolanda Green - Comcast

Suzi Hanks - Cox Media Group

 

RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER

Johnny Chiang - Cox Media Group

Ryan McCredden - CBS Radio (Sports Radio 610)

Ramon Robles - iHeart Media

 

OUT OF HOME MEDIA PROFESSIONAL

Melissa Covarrubias - Zipcast

Karen Erwin - Outfront Media

Alena Grove - Clear Channel Outdoor

 

 AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Media only)

Briggs Caldwell

Brivic

You Squared Media

 

AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Full Service)

The Company of Others

Love Advertising

Richards/Carlberg

 

AGENCY PRINCIPAL

Brenda Love - Love Advertising

Chris Caldwell - Briggs & Caldwell

Jeff and Amanda Malone - Malone Media Group


RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Hope Dubois - iHeart Media

Erik Langhans - KHOU TV

Fred Peavey - Cox Media Group

 

 MAH RISING STAR

Katelyn Abbott - Richards/Carlberg

Kelcie Cox - KHOU TV

Courtney Jenkins - Cox Media Group

Lauren Welton - Pandora

 

MARKET ROCK STAR

Lisa Baldon - iHeart Media

Lori Clark - KHOU TV

Rob Rutherford - Pandora

Cally Simpson/Kelly Abreu - CBS Radio




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Letter from the President - Kelley Rodriguez 

Welcome back from the holidays! Media Alliance of Houston is gearing up for multiple events the next couple of months. We would love to see you! 

 

Tuesday, January 20 Networking Event 

Caracol 6pm at 2200 Post Oak Blvd.

Attendees will be grouped together for a guacamole making contest. ONLY 40 can join! The event is FREE for members, only $10 for non-members.

 

Thursday, February 12 Star Awards Gala

The 2015 Media Alliance of Houston Star Awards Gala will be at the Omni Hotel on Woodway, February 12. Individual tickets and table reservations are available now. We are also excited to announce that Pandora will be sponsoring our after party at the Black Swan after the Gala - be sure to have your dancing shoes ready!


Kelley Rodriguez

Media Alliance of Houston President

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Upcoming Events
Networking Happy Hour
Guacamole Making Contest!
Caracol - 2200 Post Oak Blvd #160
6pm - 8pm


Star Awards Gala
February 12, 2015
Omni Houston Hotel



Scholarships

Click HERE for information regarding available media scholarships!



Job Bank

Looking to make a career move?

Check out the MAH Houston Job Postings!

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Partner of the Month Spotlight: Al Torres Photography

MAH March Partner of the Month is Al Torres Photography. Thank you for your continued support of the

MAH Star Awards event year after year.






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