Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters Names John Mentsana New GSM
January 20, 2016 at 12:50 PM (PT)
MT. WILSON FM BROADCASTERS has named JOHN MENTESANA the new General Sales Manager for Country KKGO (GO COUNTRY 105)/LOS ANGELES, Classical (K-MOZART 1260)/LOS ANGELES, and Jazz KKJZ (KJAZZ 88.1)/LONG BEACH.
MENTESANA joins the company from iHEARTMEDIA, where he was a Senior Account Manager for the past five years. Before that, John helped launch the sales department at BONNEVILLE INTERNATIONAL Triple A start-up KSWD (100.3, THE SOUND)/L.A. as General Sales Manager. He previously served as Local Sales Manager of EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS Top 40/Rhythmic KPWR (POWER 106)/LOS ANGELES for five years and worked for an additional nine years as a Senior Account Manager with CBS RADIO KCBS-FM (93.1 JACK-FM)/LOS ANGELES.
Commented Station Manager MICHAEL LEVINE: “We are thrilled to have JOHN join the MT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS family. His experience and knowledge of the LOS ANGELES radio market will be a welcome addition as he leads the GO COUNTRY 105, K-MOZART 1260 and KJAZZ 88.1 sales department.”
MENTESANA starts as General Sales Manager on MONDAY, JANUARY 25th. He succeeds KANE BISCAYA, who exits after a nine-year tenure that included KKGO's 2007 launch as a Country station.