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Close up: Karen Tobin

Mar 17, 2003  •  Post A Comment

Karen Tobin has been named VP, national promotion, Fox Broadcasting Co. She reports to Jason Haikara, senior VP, marketing. She will be responsible for strategic third-party alliances to maximize off-air exposure for Fox series and specials such as the Billboard Music Awards.
“We’re thrilled that Karen is joining us,” Mr. Haikara said in a statement. “Her experience will be a tremendous asset to our department and to Fox.”
Ms. Tobin was recently the national director, marketing, for Westwood One/ Metro Networks. Before that she was director, group promotions with Infinity Promotions Group. She has also served as a VP for Soundbreak.com and was director, marketing communications, for KNBC-TV, Los Angeles.
Ms. Tobin has been awarded the Billboard Magazine Radio Marketing Director of the Year award. She is a past chair of the Promax board of directors.