Clear Channel/Syracuse Names Rick Yacobush Market Manager
December 11, 2013 at 7:38 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT SYRACUSE has upped GSM RICK YACOBUSH to Market Manager, effective JANUARY 1st. YACOBUSH has over 38 years of experience in the market, five on the air (as RICK CHARLES at WOLF-A) and the rest in sales, including 26 years with the CLEAR CHANNEL stations.
KEVIN LEGRETT, Senior Vice President of Operations, NORTHEAST, said, "We are very excited to have RICK YACOBUSH lead the extremely talented CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT team in SYRACUSE. RICK's sales leadership over the last 18 years has led to unprecedented performance. CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT reaches more people in SYRACUSE than any other media and RICK's unique ability to maximize our assets will allow us to serve the community as well as our advertisers in a multi-platform fashion."
BARBARA MILLER has been upped to Director of Sales to fill the slot left open by YACOBUSH's promotion. "BARBARA has a proven track record of developing revenue growth opportunities. She has demonstrated the vision and creativity necessary to implement 21st century competitive media strategies for our organization," said LEGRETT. "She has consistently exceeded revenue targets, while providing leadership and ensuring high quality standards are maintained across the organization."
"I'm thrilled to be taking on the role of Director of Sales and will continue to bring innovative and effective media strategies to our growing client base," said MILLER. "While we had a record-breaking 2013, I'm honored to be leading our talented sales team into 2014. Empowered by all of CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT's many multi-media assets and resources, I look forward to taking this next step in my career."