Carrie Grant Joins the Company as Market President & Chief Revenue Officer in Quincy Illinois and Hannibal Missouri
Quincy, IL – September 9, 2020 – Townsquare Media Inc. announced today that Carrie Grant has joined the Company as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Quincy-Hannibal local media cluster. Ms. Grant will lead the local media team and their “Local First” strategy in Quincy-Hannibal, which includes Country Kick-FM 97.9 (KICK-FM), AC Y101 (KRRY-FM), Classic Country Kick-AM (WLIQ-AM), and News-Talk KHMO 1070-AM. She will report to Townsquare Regional Vice President Kelly Quinn.
“Carrie has a very successful background in growing both digital and broadcast revenue, as well as building strong sales teams,” commented Mr. Quinn. “Carrie plans to quickly add to our sales team as well as immediately engage with our local partners to bring them the most effective integrated advertising solutions in the region.”
“I’m excited to contribute my leadership efforts to Quincy-Hannibal’s amazing team and delve into this rich and historical market. Townsquare is a world class organization that has a deep commitment to “Local First.” I look forward to helping the small and medium sized businesses in our community grow with the robust advertising and marketing solutions that we have to offer,” said Ms. Grant.
Townsquare COO – Local Media, Erik Hellum added, “Carrie is a rising star in our business, and we are excited to tap into her broadcast and digital expertise as she leads our team in Quincy-Hannibal.”
Prior to joining Townsquare, Ms. Grant had spent the last eight years at Nexstar Broadcasting group in Springfield, Missouri as the Director of Digital Media and National Sales Manager for KOLR10, KRBK, KOZL, and Ozarksfirst.com.
About Townsquare Media, Inc.:
Townsquare is a radio, digital media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions company principally focused on being the premier local advertising and marketing solutions platform in small and mid-sized markets across the U.S. Our assets include 321 radio stations and more than 330 local websites in 67 U.S. markets, a digital marketing solutions company (Townsquare Interactive) serving approximately 20,750 small to medium sized businesses, a proprietary digital programmatic advertising platform (Townsquare Ignite) and numerous local live events each year. Our brands include local media assets such as WYRK, KLAQ, K2 and NJ101.5; iconic local and regional events such as WYRK’s Taste of Country, the Boise Music Festival, the Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival and Taste of Fort Collins; and leading tastemaker music and entertainment websites such as XXLmag.com, TasteofCountry.com and Loudwire.com. For more information, please visit www.townsquaremedia.com, www.townsquareinteractive.com, and www.townsquareignite.com.
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