Clark to Now Oversee Emmis New York Cluster Sales Efforts
Emmis Communications New York has announced that effective immediately Harry Clark has been promoted to Director of Sales for its three station FM cluster including HOT 97 (WQHT), 98.7 Kiss FM (WRKS) and 101.9 RXP (WRXP). In his new role, Clark will oversee all sales aspects for the cluster in the role that was left open after previous DOS Alexand ra Cameron elevated to Market Manager.
Å“It is with great enthusiasm that I announce the appointment of Harry Clark as Director of Sales for Emmis New York! said Emmis New York Market Manager, Alexand ra Cameron. Å“Harry has the foresight to innovate in the right areas and lead through execution, use data differently and ask new and more relevant questions to both old and new problems that our industry must so clearly evolve in. Above all his sincere concern for customers, employees and others in general is a rare and genuine quality that makes his engagement with both our talent and our advertisers that much more effective for their benefit.
Å“I am thrilled with this opportunity to serve Emmis and the New York Advertising community in a greater capacity within this role, and am confident that with the team of passionate winners I work with we will lead the industry toward innovative ways of reinvention to prove radioâ„¢s value once again despite a down economy. said newly named DOS Harry Clark. Å“This begins with an effort to reposition ourselves in the minds of advertisers and marketers by proving that radio is a safe and smart investment and will continue to deliver results.
Å“2009 will continue to test our industry and I have absolute confidence in Harryâ„¢s ability to guide our sales organization through the challenges we face while delivering new practices and results. added Alexand ra Cameron. Å“The game has changed, the challenges are great but the opportunities are greater with the right team. We are focused on the opportunities and it takes the right talent to see them, harness them and realize them. We had some very strong internal cand idates as well as very distinguished external cand idates all with exceptional credentials and skill sets, however what separates Harry is his cultural style in working across boundaries to create progress.
Harry Clark joined Emmis New York as HOT 97â„¢s Local Sales Manager and rose to General Sales Manager in 2006. Prior to his arrival in New York, Harry spent 8 years in Dallas TX with Arbitron as Western Divisional Manager for Radio Station Services. Prior to his time at Arbitron, Harry worked within radio sales management within Capstar Communications stationâ„¢s KISX, KTYL, KNUE & KKTX.
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Emmis is an Indianapolis-based diversified media firm with radio broadcasting, television broadcasting and magazine publishing operations. Emmis owns 21 FM and 2 AM domestic radio stations serving the nationâ„¢s largest markets of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, as well as St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Ind. Emmis also owns a radio network, international radio stations, regional and specialty magazines, an interactive business and ancillary businesses in broadcast sales.