The board of directors of the Nevada Broadcasters Association has named Mary Beth Sewald president of the organization. Her first day is Monday, Jan. 5.
Sewald is a longtime member of the media and the Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada business community. She is only the second full-time director of the state trade association, succeeding Bob Fisher.
Sewald brings to the NVBA more than 20 years of broadcasting experience. Her career began in 1992 at local NBC affiliate, KVBC-TV (now KSNV). There, she served in various capacities including newscast producer, reporter and anchor before moving into management for the station in 1997.