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Savelli Joins GAP As EVP/Digital Media

August 13, 2008: Vic Savelli has joined GAP Broadcasting Group in the newly created post of EVP/Digital Media. He'll be overseeing digital and new media operations for GAP Broadcasting and GAPWEST.

Savelli was most recently VP/Interactive Sales for the Dallas Morning News, where he oversaw and the employment-ad sales division for both the paper and the website. Before joining the Morning News, he was Regional Director of Sales/Texas & Eastern U.S. for Belo Interactive.

"We are fortunate to have attracted a leading-edge digital media sales and technology executive of Vic's caliber to lead our efforts in the digital media arena," said GAP CFO Dan Wilson. "The online presentation of our brand and content will allow us to enhance the experience and value of our offerings to our current advertisers and listeners, as well as extend our reach and frequency. Vic has done an outstanding job with this in Dallas, in one of the premer online companies in the media industry, and we look forward to his joining our team and replicating this success at GAP Group."

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Dunkin' Donuts Makes Friends On Facebook

February 26, 2009: Dunkin' Donuts has made a big move into social media, but not to promote its doughnuts. Instead, it ran a two-day Faceook event to promote multigrain bagels, light lattes, and other healthier fare.