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Turner Sports and Hall of Fame Broadcaster Marv Albert Reach Long-Term Contract Extension

Turner Sports has reached a long-term contract extension with legendary play-by-play broadcaster Marv Albert, who will continue to lend his iconic voice to the NBA on TNT.  Albert will announce the network’s signature NBA events including regular season games, NBA All-Star coverage and the NBA Playoffs.  A Hall of Fame broadcaster, Albert has been associated with the NBA for nearly 50 years and this week’s NBA All-Star Game in Toronto will mark his 21st year providing commentary for the event.

Industry Influential Christine Merrifield Joins Turner as Senior Vice President

Turner has appointed well-renowned executive Christine Merrifield to senior vice president, ad sales strategy and monetization. A key member of Turner Ad Sales’ executive leadership team and taking on a new role within the company, Merrifield will align with the sales, content partnerships, client strategy & ad innovation, and data & operations teams to identify and prioritize new ad revenue models, acquitisions and partnership opportunities. Based in New York, she reports to Donna Speciale, president of Turner Ad Sales.