Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia Names Richard Lewis Market President
|Clear Channel Philly President Richard Lewis with|
Mayor Michael Nutter
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia today announced that Richard Lewis has been named Market President for its six station cluster, effective immediately. Lewis will report to Tom Schurr, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s President of Operations for its Major Markets.
In his new role as Market President, Lewis will leverage Clear Channel Philadelphia’s brands, audience and all assets to provide quality programming and create new revenue opportunities. He will oversee all station activities and events to help drive sales and achieve revenue targets. Overall, Lewis will be responsible for all aspects of the market’s operations including all strategies, programming and sales initiatives.
Lewis is promoted from within Clear Channel Philadelphia, where he most recently served as Vice President of Sales as well as a Sales Category Captain for the Retail Category Division. He has been in the broadcast industry since 1975 and with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment since 1992. Lewis previously served as Market Manager for Clear Channel’s Harrisburg and Allentown markets, as well as holding the position in Philadelphia from 2001 through 2005.
“I am thrilled to return to the role as Market President for Philadelphia. It's such an amazing opportunity to work with some of the most talented people within Clear Channel Media and Entertainment,” said Lewis. “I look forward to continuing our winning streak through audience and revenue growth.”
“Richard has a proven track record of successful revenue generation in Philadelphia,” said Schurr. “I am confident that Rich will lead the Philadelphia market to continued success in all aspects of our operations.”
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia:
Clear Channel Philadelphia owns and operates WDAS-FM; WDAS-AM; WIOQ-FM; WISX-FM; WRFF-FM; WUSL-FM and is part of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. With 239 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company.