Davis Exits NextMedia, Joins Zapoleon As Sr. VP
December 6, 2006 at 8:52 AM (PT)
As first tipped on ALL ACCESS, GUY ZAPOLEON announced today (12/6) that NEXTMEDIA VP/Programming and former ZAPOLEON MEDIA STRATEGIES associate STEVE DAVIS has been named Sr. VP of ZAPOLEON, effective FEBRUARY 1. DAVIS served as VP/Programming for the NEXTMEDIA radio group for the past two years. Prior to joining NEXTMEDIA, DAVIS was a consultant with ZAPOLEON from 1995-2004.
"I'm thrilled that STEVE is coming back to ZMS," said Pres. GUY ZAPOLEON. "He was an integral part of our company for 10 years and now brings a wealth of experience and insights from the past two years of being VP/Programming for a great company like NEXTMEDIA. I'm excited to be working again with my partner and friend."
Commented DAVIS, "First I want to thank JEFF DINETZ and STEVEN DINETZ for giving me the opportunity to be a part of the NEXTMEDIA family for the past two years. I am very proud of the progress we have made with the programming of NEXTMEDIA’s radio stations. Given the incredible programming team in place, I know NEXTMEDIA will continue to enjoy great success."
DAVIS said, "I am very excited to once again be a part of the ZMS team. GUY and MARK ST. JOHN are not only incredible professionals but great friends as well. I look forward to renewing our relationship. I see incredible opportunities on the horizon for the radio industry and for ZAPOLEON MEDIA STRATEGIES. There are exciting times ahead for us as we work to create not only new and exciting programming ideas but also in working with companies to help realize both their ratings and revenue potential. In addition to once again consulting some of the finest radio stations in the industry, I am also looking forward to relaunching our international consulting efforts and working on various special projects for the company."
DAVIS will continue to be based in RICHMOND.