Mark Rosenthal Named CEO Of Katz Radio Group
September 4, 2013 at 8:50 AM (PT)
KATZ MEDIA GROUP has named veteran media executive MARK ROSENTHAL as CEO. ROSENTHAL was part of the original team that created MTV, NICKELODEON, VH1 and COMEDY CENTRAL. In this new position, ROSENTHAL will oversee KATZ RADIO GROUP, working closely with President MARK GRAY and the KRG team. ROSENTHAL will also focus on KRG’s radio advocacy efforts and lead an accelerated charge to bring additional revenue into the radio sector.
"We are thrilled to have such a well-respected media executive join KATZ RADIO GROUP. MARK has an enormous range of experience across all forms of media, from traditional and digital media to the agency world," said CCM+E Chairman/CEO JOHN HOGAN. "Radio is a powerful national marketing platform. Our goal is to continue to tell the success story of radio’s massive reach. Mark joining the team signifies a very exciting step forward in our intensified effort to drive substantial growth for KATZ clients by providing the most innovative media solutions available."
"It’s extremely exciting to be joining such a fantastic team," said ROSENTHAL. "With new and impressive research showcasing radio’s true power and unique capabilities, now is a phenomenal time to join KRG and grow the business. My goal is to take an already superb company to the next level by bringing more money into the radio sector and creating unsurpassed media solutions for KATZ clients."