Bonneville International has named veteran journalist, Ruth Todd, as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer. With an impressive background in media and public relations, Todd has a proven track record and brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to her new role.
“I am thrilled to welcome Ruth back to Bonneville,” said Tanya Vea, newly appointed President, and COO of Bonneville International. “Ruth’s exceptional talent and experience make her the ideal leader to guide our content strategy into the future. Her expertise will be instrumental in leading our continued success and delivering high-quality content across our platforms.”
In her role, Todd will oversee the content vision and execution across Bonneville International’s portfolio of top-rated radio and television stations, chart topping podcasts, and digital platforms. Leveraging her deep understanding of people, she will lead the company’s efforts to create compelling and engaging content that builds up, informs, and connects Bonneville’s diverse audiences.
“Bonneville is a company known for being a trusted source through its commitment to excellence and delivering content that matters. I look forward to returning home and working alongside the talented team to create meaningful experiences and engage audiences across multiple platforms,” says Todd. “Together, we will continue to build on the strong foundation and innovate in the ever-evolving media landscape.”
Todd brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this new role, having dedicated 25 years as a television news anchor and reporter. She has worked in broadcast in Washington, D.C., Phoenix, Arizona, and Salt Lake City, including at KSL-TV where she was for 10 years a top-rated late news anchor. In addition to her career in broadcasting, she was a broadcast journalism teacher at BYU and a spokesperson and member of the media team for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most recently, Todd held the position of Chief Reputation Officer and senior vice president of global public affairs at a beauty and wellness company.
“We are delighted to have Ruth join the Bonneville leadership team. She has a passion for building up communities and has played an important role in Bonneville’s history,” says Keith B. McMullen, CEO, Deseret Management Corporation and Chairman of the Bonneville International Board. “Bonneville has broad reach and influence, which we look forward to expanding under the incoming leadership of Tanya Vea and Ruth Todd, along with the rest of the Bonneville leadership team, will continue their pursuit of excellence with an unwavering commitment to provide content that enhances the lives of those in our audiences while strengthening and shaping our company’s future.