NEW YORK, September 30, 2014 —Westwood One announces that radio industry sales veteran Jack Foley has been hired as Vice-President in its Business Development division. In this new role, Foley will develop revenue streams and create growth opportunities for the company, its agency clients, and its partners across multiple platforms. He is based in New York City.
“Jack’s outstanding record of success in radio, event sponsorship, digital, in-store audio, and experiential marketing is an ideal match for this position," said Steve Shaw, President, Westwood One. "He has the ability to leverage all of our platforms and to create powerful marketing solutions for our clients.”
Prior to joining Westwood One, Foley was a Business Development Manager for the Radio Disney Group. He also served as VP/Director of Sales for Entercom's Boston cluster, including WEEI, WAAF, WRKO, and WMKK. Past roles include Regional VP/Sales for Clear Channel Radio and Entertainment, where he was responsible for revenue generated by 44 radio stations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Maine. In addition to executive positions in radio sales, Foley was President/Owner of Transworld Advisors MV, a mergers and acquisitions brokerage, and SVP, Business Development for Opus 3 Mobile, where he developed content publisher and advertising sales relationships for an ad-supported mobile content company.
“I am thrilled to join Steve and his great team at Westwood One as we put the power of sound to work for our valued clients," said Foley. "Westwood One offers unsurpassed assets from which to build integrated marketing programs that deliver exceptional value and ROI. I look forward to activating these deep connections in a way that serves all stakeholders–content providers, marketers, and consumers.”
About Westwood One
Westwood One, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cumulus, activates the power of sound to deliver compelling cross-platform audio content to more than 9,100 media partners and 225 million consumers each week. Westwood One’s rich array of content and services includes live play-by-play sports and sports talk programming; music and entertainment programs; news, talk, and information programming, 24/7 music formats; prep services; customized music, jingles and imaging; and national sales representation. www.westwoodone.com.