NRG Ups Andy Ruback, Ami Graham In Nebraska Clusters
January 4, 2012 at 3:33 PM (PT)
NRG MEDIA, LLC has promoted LINCOLN, NE Market Manager ANDY RUBACK to Market Manager of its OMAHA, NE cluster; he will continue as Dir./Digital for the company’s rated markets. Succeeding RUBACK as the company’s Market Manager for its four-station LINCOLN, NE cluster will be promoted the Dir./Sales of its Broadcast House radio operations AMI GRAHAM.
"We are thrilled to have ANDY at the helm in OMAHA as it is a highly competitive market and we have assets that need his innovation to help foster increased audience and revenue shares," NRG MEDIA CEO MARY QUASS said. "We know our team of talent in the market and our valued customers will welcome Andy with open arms and help him hit the ground running to a tremendous 2012."
"Having the opportunity to serve the listeners and our clients in the OMAHA market is an honor of a lifetime," RUBACK said. "I am privileged to be in this position and will work diligently to promote our on-air and digital assets in order to maximize their relevance to our listeners and our advertisers. This is a great market cluster with a world of opportunity and I can’t wait to get started."
"Clearly ANDY has played a vital role in our company’s overall success due to his entrepreneurial efforts in the digital space, but he also a savvy and effective leader of our broadcast assets, having led our LINCOLN cluster to its highest performance in 2011," NRG MEDIA COO CHUCK DUCOTY noted.
AMI GRAHAM, who has worked at LINCOLN's four-station cluster of for more than 15 years, starts as LINCOLN's Market Manager immediately. "Ami has done an outstanding job in driving revenue, developing innovative sales platforms, evolving the Husker rights partnerships, cultivating new station entitlements, and more," DUCOTY said. "She has more than earned the role of Market Manager and will continue to maximize the great assets of these radio properties to grow both audience and revenue shares under her leadership."
"AMI has been a bright light in this company for years and has been an integral part of our leadership team at NRG. She has brilliant ideas to foster new partnerships for our clients in LINCOLN and she is highly respected by leaders in the community, among our staff members, and of course our valued customers. I have no doubt AMI will do a superb job of sustaining and growing our LINCOLN operation for years to come," QUASS added.