YMF Media Promotes L. Deon Levingston To President
December 19, 2013 at 4:24 AM (PT)
YMF MEDIA, LLC has appointed DEON LEVINGSTON as Pres. of YMF MEDIA, reporting directly to the YMF Board of Directors. In this position, LEVINGSTON will continue his current role as Market Manager of Urban WBLS and sister Gospel News/Talk WLIB-A/NEW YORK.
"On behalf of the YMF Board, we are pleased to announce this well-deserved promotion,” said MICHAEL CUTCHALL. “DEON has earned this leadership position with his vast knowledge, commitment to impeccable client service, and his ability to engage and empower a high-performing team that will take YMF Media to the next level. He is a leader not only to his team, but the entire industry as well."
“I’m very excited about this promotion,” said LEVINGSTON. “I believe I have been blessed to work for the best-of-the- best in our industry. SKIP FINLEY and CHARLES WARFIELD have been great teachers and mentors over the last nine years. EMMIS and JEFF SMULYAN gave me my first radio management position, and CATHY HUGHES and ALFRED LIGGINS promoted me to my first General Manager position. The one thing that they all stressed to me over the years is that you win through your people. I firmly believe we have some of the most talented and creative minds in our industry at YMF Media, LLC.