Zack Ficke, Kelli Hurley Join Westwood One Midwest Sales Office
April 1, 2015 at 3:50 AM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE has added two sales executives to its MIDWEST office, bringing in PREMIERE NETWORKS National Account Manager ZACK FICKE as VP, Strategic Partnerships, and another PREMIERE National Account Manager, KELLI HURLEY, as VP/National Partnerships and Digital Activation, MIDWEST. The new hires, based in CHICAGO, will report to their former PREMIERE cohort, EVP/MIDWEST Sales DOUG JOHNSTON.
JOHNSTON said, “I am thrilled to be back together with these two very talented sales individuals. They will be instrumental as we build a customer-centric MIDWEST Region.”
HURLEY said, “I am thrilled to join the WESTWOOD ONE sales team in this new role. WESTWOOD ONE's digital platforms are incredibly dynamic and they offer highly engaging experiences to consumers and advertisers alike. I look forward to leading WESTWOOD ONE's digital efforts in the MIDWEST while continuing to service clients and agencies in the network radio marketplace.”
FICKE said, “Marketers are increasingly seeking experiential, cross-platform marketing solutions that are both innovative and engaging. WESTWOOD ONE is uniquely positioned to meet this demand with national scale and local activation opportunities across an impressive array of programming. I'm ecstatic to be joining such an accomplished sales organization and I look forward to working more closely with the entire sales organization.”
WESTWOOD ONE President STEVE SHAW said, “DOUG JOHNSTON has put together an incredible team of sellers in our MIDWEST region. ZACK and KELLI will only enhance our efforts to be the best client partners in the business. We are moving the mark and delivering results across all of our assets.”