Jean Morgan has been named traffic manager of Horizon Broadcasting Group's six radio stations in Bend. She is responsible for the production of all daily programming logs, including commercial advertising and scheduling. Morgan comes to HBG from Journal Broadcast Group in Boise, Idaho. She was HBG's traffic manager from 2001 to 2009, working remotely from Boise, and prior to that served in the same capacity for Citadel Broadcasting in Boise and Pacific Northwest Broadcastingg Corp.
Chris Holzshu has been elected by the Lithia Motors Inc. board of directors to be senior vice president/chief financial officer, moving up from vice president of operational planning and analysis for the Medford-based company. In July, Lithia took over Bend-based Bob Thomas Car Co.'s General Motors lines and bought his Honda franchise. Holzshu is directly involved in operations and continues to oversee the performance-monitoring functions within the company, including setting operational targets for store performance and improvements, tracking and managing companywide budgets and leading capital deployment decision making.
Amy Tykeson , president and CEO of BendBroadband, was recently honored at the 2010 Oregon Connections Conference in Hood River. Tykeson received the Edwin B. Parker Enduring Achievement Award for her contributions to the telecommunications industry in Oregon. At the conference, presenters and attendees examined the importance of broadband telecommunications for business, government, education, health care, public safety, communities and individuals.