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Townsquare Names Peter Van Den Heuvel MP/CRO Cedar Rapids
Peter Van Den Heuvel
Peter Van Den Heuvel
Townsquare Media has announced that former Spectrum Reach Regional Executive Peter Van Den Heuvel has joined the Company as Market President/Chief Revenue Officer for its Cedar Rapids/Waterloo local media cluster. In this role, he will oversee the local media team while driving strategic sales and content More

Townsquare CEO Bill Wilson Offers Insights
Bill Wilson
Bill Wilson
Townsquare Media has announced its recent participation in the Noble Capital Markets C-Suite Interview Series, presented by Channelchek, and the date for the release of its second quarter 2021 financial results. Chief Executive Officer Bill Wilson recently sat down with Noble Capital Markets Senior More

Rising Through the Ranks Scholarship Recipients Announced
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
Scholarship recipients for this year's Rising Through the Ranks program, presented by the Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio, have been selected. As previously announced, this year's program will be held virtually and will run over five Tuesdays in August from 11am-2pm More

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Townsquare Announces Content Leadership Team
Jared Willig, Kurt Johnson & Jackie Corley
Jared Willig, Kurt Johnson & Jackie Corley
Townsquare Media has announced today that longtime Company Digital leader, Jared Willig, has been appointed as Chief Content Officer, overseeing all content for the Company across all its radio and digital platforms and consumer touchpoints. Willig has been with More

David Santrella Elected as NAB Joint Board Chair
David Santrella
David Santrella
Salem Media Group President of Broadcast Media David Santrella has been elected chairman of the NAB Joint Board of Directors, NAB announced today. Santrella takes over from Hearst Television President Jordan Wertlieb, whose term expired. Townsquare Media Group CEO Bill Wilson was elected Radio Board More

Townsquare Names Mary Fork Southwest Michigan MP/CRO
Mary Fork
Mary Fork
Mary Fork has been appointed as Market President/Chief Revenue Officer for Townsquare Media's Southwest Michigan region including Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. Most recently Fork led teams for Comcast/Effectv throughout Southeast Michigan. She will report to Townsquare Senior Vice President Todd Lawley. More

25-Year Veteran Radio Broadcaster Nick Cash Dead at 56
Nick Cash
Nick Cash
Sad to report the death of veteran radio broadcaster Nick Cash (aka Richard Szost), who passed away last week at age 56 at his home in Hickory, NC. Cash spent more than 25 years in the radio business, including over eight as Brand Manager and afternoon host at iHeartMedia's Country KHGE-FM (102.7 The More

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Morgan Wallen Quietly Slips Back on the Airwaves
Morgan Wallen
Morgan Wallen
A little over four months ago, country superstar Morgan Wallen was persona non grata on most country music stations after a video of him using the N-word in a drunken exchange with friends in his driveway went viral. Wallen later apologized but that did little to reinstate airplay... until now. Wallen songs More

AWMF Announces 46th Annual Gracie Awards Winners
46th Annual Gracie Awards
46th Annual Gracie Awards
The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has announced the winners of the 46th Annual Gracie Awards. The Gracie Awards Gala will take place on September 27, 2021 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. This year's honorees are some of the most talented women in radio, More

Bill Fox Named WDEZ/Wausau WI Brand Manager/Afternoons
Bill Fox
Bill Fox
Bill Fox is named Brand Manager and afternoon talent at Midwest Communications Country WDEZ-FM/Wausau, WI, effective June 21. He replaces John Richards, who left in February. Most recently, Fox handled mornings at Press Communications Classic Rock WWZY-FM (107.1 The Boss)/Monmouth-Ocean, NJ, until he More

Townsquare Ups Brian Sines to MP/CRO Southern Louisana
Brian Sines
Brian Sines
Townsquare Media/Texarkana Market President and Chief Revenue Officer Brian Sines has earned his second internal promotion in the last eighteen months. Effective immediately, he will oversee Townsquare's Lafayette and Lake Charles local media clusters serving the Southern Louisiana region. He'll report to More

John DiLeo Joins Townsquare/Danbury as Market President & CRO
John DiLeo
John DiLeo
Townsquare Media has named John DiLeo as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Danbury, CT local media cluster. DiLeo will lead the local media team and their "Local First" strategy in Danbury, which includes WRKI-FM and WDBY-FM. He will report to Townsquare Regional Vice President Matt Kiger. More

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Townsquare Jersey Shore Grows Local Leadership Team
Townsquare Media of Monmouth-Ocean is making some positive changes to their leadership team. Rich De Sisto is returning home to the Jersey Shore to host afternoons and serve as Brand Manager for WCHR-FM 105.7 The Hawk. His recent career stops include WMGK and WBEN in Philadelphia, More

Audacy/Gainesville Ups Rothfuss to SVP/Market Manager
Peter Rothfuss
Peter Rothfuss
Audacy promotes Peter Rothfuss to Senior Vice President and Market Manager for its Gainesville-Ocala market, effective June 1. In this role, Rothfuss will oversee WKTK-FM (98.5 KTK), Country WRUF-FM (103.7 The Gator), WSKY-FM (97.3 The Sky) and WRUF-AM (98.1 FM/850 AM ESPN). Rothfuss previously served as the More

Jeff Rafter to Retire After 40 Years in New Jersey Radio
Jeff Rafter and Paul Van Dusen
Jeff Rafter and Paul Van Dusen
Press Communications VP/Programming and afternoon talent for Classic Rock WWZY-FM (107.1 The Boss)/Monmouth-Ocean Jeff Rafter has announced his retirement after four years with the company, effective later this year. He retired from the airwaves on Friday afternoon. Rafter spent the More

Townsquare Q1 Net Revs Down 5% to $88.7M, Loss Narrows
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media reported first quarter net revenue decreased 5% to $88.7 million from $93.4 million in 2020. Excluding political revenue, net revenues declined 4.1%. Adjusted EBITDA grew 29.7% to $20.1 million from $15.5 million. The company posted a net loss of $6.1 million (-35 More

Leadership Changes Coming to Townsquare/Michigan
Jeff Luckoff and Eric Meier
Jeff Luckoff and Eric Meier
Townsquare Media has announced that Grand Rapids Market President Jeff Luckoff will increase his responsibilities to include statewide oversight of Townsquare's Michigan local media clusters. He will report to Townsquare SVP Todd Lawley. "In a very short amount of time Jeff has reset the More

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