Austin Joins KABC As Dir. Of Sports Sales
December 11, 2007 at 3:38 PM (PT)
CITADEL Talk KABC-A/LOS ANGELES names former KATZ RADIO GROUP sports marketing specialist JIM AUSTIN as Dir. of Sports Sales. AUSTIN's arrival next MONDAY (12/17) follows the announcement of the return of LOS ANGELES DODGERS baseball to the station.
VP/GSM MATT MALLON said, "We’re thrilled to have JIM join our team as we enter this historic MLB season with the return of the DODGERS on KABC. With his extensive sports management and marketing experience, we look forward to JIM continuing a great job of integrating sports radio and team assets for clients. We’re delighted to welcome him as a member of the CITADEL radio family."
AUSTIN said, "As a native Southern Californian, joining a heritage station and working with a legendary baseball club is a dream come true. I am very excited to join CITADEL, a great radio company, and I look forward to working closely with the DODGERS organization. I echo TOMMY LASORDA's words, 'You’ve got to believe in DODGER Blue!'"