Join us for a discussion with Irwin Podhajser. Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 3pm Central. He will be sharing with us how LPTVs can make additional revenue with Select TV, and the upgrades the OTT platform is currently performing.
Irwin Podhajser currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Media & Network Partnerships at FreeCast where he supervises traditional media buys and strategic media partnerships for the company which is a unique entry into the “cable alternative” arena.
Mr. Podhajser was previously the VP of Business Development for DTV America which held 450 television licenses throughout 118 top markets in the United States and distribution of media brands such as; Laff, Bounce, Movies!, Comet, GetTV, Escape, COZI, BUZZR, MyTV, QVC, Telemundo, Azteca, Estrella, Antenna TV, Decades, GRIT and many others. Mr. Podhajser was responsible for programming each of these stations and creating strategic local partnerships that allow local organizations to have full access to their own television channel. Programming on these stations ranged from Spanish-language to general entertainment and healthily living. Under Mr. Podhasjer’s leadership, DTV America garnered distribution agreements with some of the nation’s largest content providers including, Comcast/NBC/Universal, FOX television, Sony Television, Katz Broadcasting, Tribune Media, Weigel Broadcasting Co, MGM, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Freemantle Media. DTV America was acquired in June 2017 and majority owned by telecommunications conglomerate HC2 Holdings.