VCI Gets New Chief
Broadcast vet Furlong takes top role
By Glen Dickson -- Broadcasting & Cable, 5/4/2010 11:11:54 AM
Furlong had been running Freedom's operation in Albany, N.Y., where he served as VP and GM of both WRGB and WCWN since 2004 and was also a customer of VCI's software. Prior to that, Furlong held the VP and GM role at Meredith station KPHO-TV in Phoenix, Ariz.
Furlong has also served as VP and GM of United Television stations KUTP Phoenix and KTVX-TV Salt Lake City, Utah and VP and GM of ABRY Communications' WCGV-TV.
"I have known and worked with Bob since the early 90's and not only are his management skills, experience, and style a great fit with VCI Solutions, but his leadership and industry knowledge will be of tremendous value to us and our customers," said VCI Chairman Lowell Putnam in a statement.
"I am looking forward to working with all the great people at VCI Solutions," said Furlong. "As a client I have been watching them provide great innovation and outstanding customer service for many years. I am excited about the new work VCI Solutions is doing and believe my background in the industry will help VCI Solutions and its clients build their business."
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