NEW YORK, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio One hires Jennifer Turec LaMontagne as the new Regional Director of National and Corporate Sales. Her appointment is effective immediately and she is based in the company's New York office.
LaMontagne is responsible for the development of new corporate and national business for Radio One, the largest multi-media company owned by and targeted to Black America. She will report to Josh Rahmani, Vice President, National Sales.
"Jen is an experienced successful sales professional with a proven track record and we are excited to welcome her to Radio One," said Rahmani. "She brings with her a wealth of industry knowledge and relationships and will certainly be a big asset to our team and to our advertisers."
LaMontagnes' over two decade career in radio sales has earned her the right to be called a radio veteran. Her work ethic, drive and exceptional leadership skills primed LaMontagne for a career steeped in promotional opportunities at most of the New York based leading broadcast companies. From CBS, Katz, Emmis and Interep to Inner City Broadcasting and most recently Emmis Communications; LaMontagne built her career from an Account Executive to General Sales Manager exceeding an $18M annual budget and producing shows like Circle of Sisters with over 60K attendees and $1M in sponsorships.
"After spending the past 12 years in urban radio at WBLS-FM/WLIB-AM in New York, I jumped at the chance to be a part of the largest urban media platform in the country," said LaMontagne. "I look forward to joining the team and continuing to grow and lead in the urban media space."
LaMontagne received her Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Communications with a minor in Psychology.
About Radio One, Inc.
Radio One, Inc. (radio-one.com), together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. It is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning and/or operating 56 stations in 16 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (blackamericaweb.com), the Company also operates syndicated programming including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, the DL Hughley Show, Bishop T.D. Jakes' Empowering Moments, and the Reverend Al Sharpton Show. Beyond its core radio broadcasting franchise, Radio One owns Interactive One (interactiveone.com), the fastest growing and definitive digital resource for Black and Latin Americans, reaching millions each month through social content, news, information, and entertainment. Interactive One operates a number of branded sites including News One (news), The Urban Daily (men), Hello Beautiful (women), Global Grind (Millennials) and social networking websites such as BlackPlanet and MiGente. The Company also owns TV One, LLC (tvone.tv), a cable/satellite network programming serving more than 57 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. Additionally, One Solution combines the dynamics of the Radio One's holdings to provide brands with an integrated and effectively engaging marketing approach that reaches 82% of Black Americans throughout the country.
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