Two Senior Level Sales Additions in New York and Detroit
NEW YORK, NY, August 1, 2017 – Westwood One announces the addition of seasoned industry sellers Linda Ramsey and Jean Ferrari to its dynamic sales team. Both will collaborate with national brands and agency partners to provide strategic marketing solutions leveraging Westwood One’s portfolio of multimedia assets, award-winning content, digital audio, insights, and experiential opportunities.
Linda joins Westwood One as Vice President, Strategic Partnership, Midwest Sales. She is based in Detroit and reports to Doug Johnston, EVP, Midwest Sales. Linda joins Westwood One from the Atlantic Media Company. She has more than 25 years’ experience of selling and managing cross-platform programs, including tenures at The Weather Channel, The New York Times, and Crain Communications.
Linda said, “I am thrilled to be a part of the Westwood One team! I am excited to work with our brand and agency partners on integrated programs across our massive network and world class sports, music, and entertainment events.”
Jean joins Westwood One as Director, National Partnerships. She is based in New York and reports to Ron Russo, EVP, Northeast Sales. Jean joins Westwood One most recently from PodcastOne, but has also spent a large portion of her career at Premiere Networks working with multiple agency and client partners.
Jean said, “I am thrilled to join Westwood One and work alongside many of the most highly respected people in the industry, and also to represent the very best in audio entertainment and sports programming.”
Steve Shaw, President, Westwood One Sales, added, “As America’s largest radio network, we are attracting exceptional sales talent. Jean and Linda’s formidable experience and agency relationships will give our New York and Detroit offices an even bigger edge in the marketplace. We couldn’t be more excited to welcome both of these all-stars to the team.”
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of Cumulus Media, offers audio products to reach listeners whenever, wherever they are. Westwood One is a trusted connection between audio companies, advertisers, and audience — with 8,000 broadcast radio stations and media partners who reach 245 million weekly listeners. The company’s portfolio features premium content with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.