Townsquare Media Adds 11 New Digital Execs, Launches Country Website
December 13, 2010 at 11:03 AM (PT)
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA has added eleven new executives to its digital team and has launched a new Country website, TASTEOFCOUNTRY.COM. The company plans to relaunch all of its local stations' digital properties by the end of first quarter, and has already done so at 30 stations across six markets.
"In addition to beginning my collaboration with the Company's talented in-market employees, I have spent my first two months building an exceptional digital media team," said EVP/Chief Digital Officer BILL WILSON. "Today I am honored and excited to announce that eleven extremely talented and passionate individuals have joined TOWNSQUARE MEDIA. They will be instrumental in delivering world-class consumer experiences across multiple platforms. With the reach and scale of our 171 radio stations across the country, TOWNSQUARE MEDIA is in a powerful position to deliver innovative media products, beginning with TASTEOFCOUNTRY.COM and over 30 new radio brand websites, to engaged audiences and trusted advertisers at both hyper-local and national levels."
"These terrific additions to our team will help reshape and transform TOWNSQUARE MEDIA," said STEVEN PRICE, Chairman and CEO. "We already have a stellar group of radio executives in our local markets and now we are supporting them with a world class digital team, led by BILL WILSON. We are excited about our future."
Joining the company are former AOL executives SUN SACHS as VP, Product, Design & Engineering; JARED WILLIG as VP, as Digital Strategy & Operations; PETE SCHIECKE as Director, Digital Media; STEPHEN LENZ as Editorial Director; JUAN SARRIA as Dir. of Engneering; JON GAMEL as Art Director; ERIC TSUEI as Sr. Developer; ASHLEY IASIMONE as Deputy Editor; and SARA D. ANDERSON as Deputy Editor; writer MATTHEW WILKENING as Deputy Editor; and ROCKETBOOM's ANDREA ROSEN as Digital Content Manager.