NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Victor Giacomelli has been named Director of Sales for Emmis-New York, which includes HOT 97, WBLS and WLIB.
Since 2014, Giacomelli served as General Sales Manager of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Prior to joining Bell, Giacomelli worked in various capacities for Corus Radio, including VP of Sales.
"HOT 97, WBLS and WLIB are such powerful and important brands that our search for a Director of Sales for these stations was not just a national search but an international one," said Charlie Morgan, SVP/Market Manager of Emmis-New York. "We are thrilled to welcome Victor Giacomelli to Emmis NY. His remarkable track record in Canada with Corus and more recently with Bell Media makes him an ideal candidate to bring fresh ideas, energy and focus to our talented team in New York City."
Giacomelli was announced to New York staff today as the new DOS; he officially begins his new role on October 26.
"I have had the opportunity to be associated with some of the most recognizable brands in Canadian Radio. To extend those learnings and be associated with three of the most iconic brands in New York City is a dream opportunity," Giacomelli said.
About Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) is a diversified media company, principally focused on radio broadcasting. Emmis owns 19 FM and 4 AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin (Emmis has a 50.1% controlling interest in Emmis' radio stations located there), Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN. Emmis also developed and licenses TagStation®, a cloud-based software platform that allows a broadcaster to manage album art, metadata and enhanced advertising on its various broadcasts, and developed NextRadio®, a smartphone application that marries over-the-air FM radio broadcasts with visual and interactive features on smartphones.
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