About Us

Our Team and Board

Officers

Barry Fisher

Barry Fisher

Chairman of the Joint Board

Barry N. Fisher began his career at WFMZ-TV in 1976, and became its Director of Engineer in 1978 overseeing WFMZ-TV, FM and Lehigh Valley Page.  In 1984 he was one of the founding partners of New Century Productions, a leading provider of television production trucks serving the network television industry nationwide. In 1997 he was…

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Jim Loftus

Jim Loftus

Chairman - Radio

Jim Loftus began his career in radio as an On-Air personality in Northeastern PA in 1977. Since 2015 he is the President and CEO at 101.1 More FM/ WBEB- Philadelphia, America’s largest independently owned and operated standalone FM radio station. Jim spent over 10 years as a Vice-President with CBS Radio in Philadelphia, serving as…

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Ray Carter

Ray Carter

Chairman - Television

Ray Carter is Regional Vice President of Television for the Cox Media Group. In his position, he oversees television operations in Seattle, Memphis, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, and Boston. Prior to his regional responsibilities, he was VP and General Manager of WPXI-TV, the NBC-affiliated station in Pittsburgh. He has spent more than 30 years in the broadcasting…

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Vince Benedetto

Vince Benedetto

Secretary

Vince Benedetto is the Founder, President, and CEO of Bold Gold Media Group, which owns and operates twelve radio stations throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Vince is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, a former Air Force Captain and Air Force OSI Special Agent, where he worked on counter-intelligence, counter-terrorism and felony…

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Jon Cadman

Jon Cadman

Treasurer

Jon Cadman is General Manager of FOX56 WOLF-TV, Sinclair Broadcastings Northeastern Pennsylvania’s FOX affiliate. Appointed to the position in 2003, Jon has overall management responsibility for the highly rated FOX affiliate as well as station’s award-winning website FOX56.com.   In addition to WOLF-TV, Jon has launched 5 additional channels serving Northeast and Central PA; CW affiliate,…

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Jeffrey Andrulonis

Jeffrey Andrulonis

Past Chairman

Jeffrey M Andrulonis was born in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania and was raised in rural Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.  He graduated Mansfield High School, joined the US Army Reserve, participated in the ROTC program at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, and served during the first Persian Gulf Conflict.  He is a former Joint Board Chairman…

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Radio Director

Donald Fredeen

Donald Fredeen

Phillip Hunt

Phillip Hunt

President/General Manager

Born and raised in Lansdale, PA, Phil began his broadcasting career as a part-time disc jockey at WNPV Inc. in 1977.  Since that time he has held a variety of positions at WNPV, including account executive, sports director, and program director.  He has been the General Manager of WNPV since 1986. In addition to the…

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Mike Sherry

Mike Sherry

Vice President of Sales, Forever Media

  I am the Vice President of Sales for Forever Media. A group of 51 radio stations located in: Pittsburgh, Altoona, State College, Brownsville, New Castle, Meadville, Franklin, York and Johnstown, PA. Wheeling, WV. Cumberland and Easton Maryland.  I am responsible for the development and execution of company’s strategic plan. Developed and manage budgets, plans,…

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Michael Young

Michael Young

Michael Young currently serves as the Senior Vice President & Pittsburgh Market Manager for CBS Radio Pittsburgh, where he oversees all facets of the four CBS Pittsburgh radio stations; News Radio 1020 KDKA, KDKA-FM/Sports Radio 93-7 The Fan, WBZZ-FM/100.7 Star, & WDSY-FM/Y-108. Michael spent his entire 35-year professional career in radio, and has been with…

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Television Director

Dennis Bianchi

Dennis Bianchi

Dennis Bianchi is Vice President and General Manager of WTXF-FOX 29 television in Philadelphia.  He is also Vice President and General Manager of Fairfax Productions, which produces “Chasing News”, a show he created. Prior to joining FOX 29 in February, 2012, he was President and General Manager of NBC 10/ WCAU-TV in Philadelphia.  There, in…

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Pam Forsyth

Pam Forsyth

General Manager for several TV stations in Erie, PA. Since April, 2011 Pam has managed the NBC, CBS & CW and MeTV affiliates and the One Caribbean TV channel that broadcasts to Puerto Rico and islands of the Caribbean. Before being named General Manager in 2011, Pam was an integral part of the sales team…

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Vince Giannini

Vince Giannini

Bernie Prazenica

Bernie Prazenica

Bernie Prazenica is President and General Manager of WPVI-TV/6abc in Philadelphia.  The station is part of the Disney/ABC Television Group in the country’s 4th largest television market.  WPVI-TV is nationally recognized as one of the preeminent stations in news, local programming, and community involvement, with a ratings dominance that spans nearly four decades.  WPVI-TV completed…

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Charles Wolfertz

Charles Wolfertz

Chuck Wolfertz came to WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh in March of 2012 as General Sales Manager. In June 2013, he was promoted to General Manager. Before coming to Pittsburgh, he spent the previous 17 years in five different cities including, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas and Louisville. He is honored to represent WTAE-TV and its seven…

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Director At Large

Mark Bertig

Mark Bertig

Mark Bertig was named Vice President and Regional Manager for Renda Broadcasting on August 8, 2006. Bertig entered the radio business in 1983 and joined Renda Broadcasting in 2002. Throughout his career, he has held various positions in sales, sales management, station management, and general management. Bertig himself has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Association…

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Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley

Bobbi Castellucci

Bobbi Castellucci

Bobbi Castellucci is the Altoona Market Manager for Forever Media Inc.  Bobbi oversees 30 employees and 6 radio stations in the Altoona market and is responsible for over 5 million dollars in annual revenue. Bobbi has 20 years of radio experience.  Bobbi began her career in 1997 as an Account Executive for FROGGY 98.  In…

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Dave Davies

Dave Davies

Phil Dubrow

Phil Dubrow

Phil Dubrow is the Vice President and General Manager for WTAJ-TV, a Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. station. Phil is a product of the School District of Philadelphia and proudly born and raised in Philadelphia. He is a Broadcast/Cable major from Penn State. Phil has worked in many capacities over the years including Account Executive, Local Sales…

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Ric Harris

Ric Harris

Lew Klein

Lew Klein

Lew Klein began teaching TV courses at Temple University in 1952, while he also worked as an executive at WFIL-TV (now WPVI) in Philadelphia. In the ensuing 65 years, he helped launch the careers of hundreds of professionals, including NBC Today co-anchor Matt Lauer; CBS Evening News Executive Producer Steve Capus, SMC ’86; comedian Bob…

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Elizabeth Pembleton

Elizabeth Pembleton

Elizabeth Pembleton is the VP/Market Manager for Cumulus Allentown, WCTO FM, Cat Country 96 and WLEV FM, 100.7.  She’s enjoyed a successful career in media, spanning three decades, with her first radio job as a sales person for her college station! After college, Elizabeth became Marketing Director for the American Heart Association, but returned to…

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Jay Philippone

Jay Philippone

Moose Rosana

Moose Rosana

It all starts in the kitchen at home way back in the late 50’s! Mom & Dad always listened to & loved polka music, and danced the polka as well. That’s where the “Big Moose” developed his love for the music as well as radio, and as he tells it, “mom must have taught me…

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Chris Topf

Chris Topf

Associate Director

Dan Spears

Dan Spears

Dan Spears is the Vice President of Industry Relations and Licensing at Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI). In his capacity as Vice President, Mr. Spears works closely with BMI’s Licensing management team to create strategic, value-driven sponsorships and customer events. He serves as a pivotal bridge between the company’s Licensing, Writer/Publisher and Business Affairs teams. In…

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Director Emeritus

Jerry Lee

Jerry Lee

Jerry Lee joined WBEB-FM at its inception in 1963. After a few years, he became partners with Founder, David Kurtz. Within 4 1/2 months, it was the #1 FM in Philadelphia. At a time when no one believed in FM radio, Jerry lead the charge with one innovation after another, to literally, put FM on…

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Fred Young

Fred Young

Fred Young is a past-President of the PAB who considers himself fortunate to be included in a rejuvenated association that serves our industry today.   30 years ago, Fred was among those who selected Rich Wyckoff to become its first full time leader.   In 2016, Fred was honored to be among those who participated in the…

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President

Joe Conti

Joe Conti

President

Joe Conti is a “bartender by birth”, born into a successful Bucks County restaurant family.  After graduating from Pennsylvania State University, Joe found his way into serving the public winning 19 elections in 23 years as a local official and member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. A final tour of public service was the serving…

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Team PAB

Carter Wyckoff

Carter Wyckoff

Carter Wyckoff is Vice President, Sales at the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters.  In this capacity, he works with government agencies, as well as non-profit and charitable entities to help them effectively reach Pennsylvanians with their public education and outreach messaging.  With more than fifteen years of experience in the Commonwealth’s top broadcast market, Carter brings…

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Gail Ponti

Gail Ponti

Gail Ponti joined the PAB in 2004 and currently serves as the Director of Member Services.  In this role, she handles all aspects of membership including PAB Alerts, sales training/webinars, administration of the Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting competition, organizing the annual convention and overseeing the ABIP Inspection program.  Gail also serves as chief coordinator…

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