Norfolk, NE—There’s a change at the top of Flood Communications, one of the state’s largest media operations.
Broadcast veteran Andy Ruback is joining the company as CEO, according to Mike Flood the founder of Flood Communications.
Ruback is leaving his 5-year post as general manager for NRG Media’s seven Omaha radio stations which include 1290 KOIL and Sweet 98.
Flood is confident Ruback will lead the company, which currently owns 15 radio and TV stations, into its “next phase” of growth.
“Andy has a proven track record,” says Flood.” His expertise in building media brands, engaging teams, and creating ideas makes him an ideal fit for our organization.”
“Flood Communications has tremendous media brands and a motivated team,” said Ruback. “The team lives and breathes their communities, while generating tremendous value to users and advertisers through the creation of high quality and relevant content across radio, TV, and online.”
Ruback has received numerous broadcast awards including Radio Inks “General Manager of the Year.”
His first day on the job will be January 16.
Flood will remain the company’s chairman and says he will continue to play a significant role in its development.