Bret Jenkins Named to ION VP Post

ION Media Networks recently announced that Bret Jenkins had been selected as its new vice president of technology. He had been serving as ION's director of technology strategy and development. In his new position, Jenkins will support evaluation and development of advanced television technology business models and will also be involved in ION's move into mobile television.

"Brett's extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of digital television, datacasting applications, research and development in emerging technologies has been invaluable as we implement our vision for growth in the digital and mobile spaces," said David Glenn, president of engineering at ION. "He will continue to guide our strategy as we move forward."

Jenkins to ION from Thomson Broadcast & Multimedia in 2007. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and Boston University.