Christal Radio today announced the promotion of Kristina Garafalo Goldman to Vice President, Sales, in Los Angeles and Melissa Ostrander to Senior Account Executive in Chicago.Goldman to Vice President, Sales, in Los Angeles and Melissa Ostrander to Senior Account Executive in Chicago.
“We have an impressive team of talented sellers and both Kristina and Melissa are terrific examples of how great initiative together with dedication can pay off,” said Christine Travaglini, President of Christal Radio. “We look forward to seeing them continue to deliver outstanding results as they grow their careers with our company.”
Garafalo Goldman started her career at KGTV San Diego in 1999 as a Regional Sales Coordinator. In 2001, she switched to radio, joining iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) San Diego as a local Account Executive. Two years later, she became part of Christal Radio as an Account Executive and spent several years in the New York office before transferring to the Los Angeles office. She is a graduate of the University of San Diego and a member of the Broadcasters Foundation of America.
Ostrander joined Christal Radio in 2010. Prior to that, she was an Account Executive for iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Radio Sales in Chicago for two years. Ostrander also spent four years as an Assistant Relationship Manager for Northern Trust in Chicago. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a member of the Broadcasters Foundation of America.
Christal Radio is part of Katz Radio Group, which also includes CBS Radio Sales, Eastman Radio, Entercom Radio Sales, Katz Radio, Katz 360 Sales and Univision Radio, and represents radio stations and a variety of digital platforms nationwide. Its national sales team is supported by the KRG Research department, which is dedicated to providing outstanding service and the tools necessary to analyze the latest ratings and important industry trends. The division maintains sales offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, San Francisco, and Seattle.