Judy McGrath

  1. Big Machine's Scott Borchetta On Spotify, Beats Music, Entering TV With Dr. Luke

    September 23, 2013 12:28 PM EDT When Scott Borchetta caught up with Billboard at IHeartRadio in 2012, he was struggling with the best royalty solution for Big Machine Label Group and free streaming music services like Spotify. One year later, however, little has changed about ...

  2. Judy McGrath Recruits Former MTV Exec Nick Shore for New Sony Venture

    July 17, 2013 12:39 PM EDT Mere weeks after announcing her new venture, Judy McGrath has made her first big hire. The former MTV Networks CEO has tapped Nick Shore, her former senior vp strategic insights and research at MTV, as the chief creative strategist for her new ...

  3. Former MTV Networks CEO Judy McGrath Joins Sony Music

    June 25, 2013 8:41 PM EDT Former MTV Networks CEO Judy McGrath has joined Sony Music to develop multimedia content targeted to millennials. The New York Post first reported details of the new gig. McGrath's venture is named Astronauts Wanted: No Experience Necessa ...

  4. Business Matters: Facebook's Not Alone in its Mobile Problems

    July 27, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Facebook's Numbers Normal, But Stock Dips Anyway Facebook is being punished for being normal. After the company released decent, entirely expected quarterly results Thursday afternoon, investors decided the company doesn't have a strong ...

  5. VH1's Rick Krim, MTV's Amy Doyle Honored at UJA Luncheon by Pink, Rob Thomas, Judy McGrath, Van Toffler, Many More

    July 13, 2012 3:30 PM EDT (L-R): Clear Channel's John Sykes, VH1 EVP Rick Krim, Universal Republic/Island Def Jam's Barry Weiss, MTV EVP Amy Doyle, and Glassnote founder Daniel Glass. (Photo: Michael Priest) The music business has more than its share of industry- ...

  6. Judy McGrath Left MTV the Day After 'Electric Barbarellas' Premiere -- Coincidence?

    May 05, 2011 6:45 PM EDT You may recall that last year, MTV Networks CEO/Chairman Judy McGrath -- who stepped down today after 30 years at the company - was engaged in a battle of the wills with Sumner Redstone over a reality show involving a scantily clad, all-female gro ...

  7. Judy McGrath, MTV Networks Chairman/CEO, to Step Down

    May 05, 2011 11:33 AM EDT Judy McGrath is resigning from her position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MTV Networks, parent company Viacom announced in a statement Thursday (May 5). McGrath, who began her career with the company as a copywriter at MTV in 1981, to ...

  8. MTV Cuts To Be Revealed Today

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The exact toll that media conglomerate Viacom Inc.'s just announced jobs cuts will take on the staff and structure of MTV will be delivered to that division's department heads today, according to an internal memo sent to employees from J ...

  9. MTV To Invest $500 Million In Videogames

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks plans to invest well over $500 million in videogames, seeing the red-hot entertainment category as a major pillar of growth in its goal to reach consumers wherever they spend time. The two-year investment is part of a global strategy ...

  10. MTV To Cut 250 Jobs

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks, a unit of the media conglomerate Viacom Inc., is cutting 250 jobs, or about 6 percent of its workforce, as the cable network operator seeks to cut costs and refocus its resources on the Internet. Judy McGrath, the chief executive of ...

  11. MTVN Exec Shake-Up

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST According to reports, MTV Networks' president and COO Michael Wolf will exit the company in February, a mere 15 months after assuming the position. Also exiting MTVN is Nicole Browning, president of affiliate sales and marketing, who's b ...

  12. MTV Networks Ups Toffler, Graden

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks has made several changes to its New York-based management, including promoting Van Toffler to president of MTV Networks Group. MTV Networks has made several changes to its New York-based management, including promoting Van Toffler to ...

  13. McGrath Named MTVN Chairman/CEO

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks has promoted Judy McGrath to chairman/CEO. She was previously MTV Networks Group president, responsible for MTV, MTV2, VH1, CMT, Comedy Central and the recently announced Logo, set to lau MTV Networks has promoted Judy McGrath to chai ...