Ron Russo Named EVP, Northeast Region At Westwood One
June 22, 2015 at 3:57 AM (PT)
Former iHEARTMEDIA NEW YORK GSM RON RUSSO has joined WESTWOOD ONE as EVP/NORTHEAST Region, reporting to President STEVE SHAW and based in NEW YORK.
RUSSO left iHEARTMEDIA in MARCH after over 6 years at the cluster, where he started as LSM for AC WLTW (106.7 LITE FM) and was part of the transition team for the acquisition of News-Talk WOR-A from BUCKLEY BROADCASTING and the inking of a radio rights deal with the NEW YORK METS. He previously served as Senior AE at CBS RADIO AC WWFS (FRESH 102.7) and as Broadcast Media Supervisor at MACY'S.
“RON completes the circle of powerful and highly-accomplished sales leaders who are elevating our game in the ad community,” said SHAW. “He is focused, solutions-oriented, and driven by results. He brings tremendous value to our executive team.”
RUSSO said, “I am really looking forward to working with this great team of sellers and collaborating throughout the organization as we look for innovative ways to drive and accelerate results for our clients.”