Clear Channel Names Greg Strassell SVP Of Programming
September 10, 2013
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announces that Greg Strassell has been named SVP of Programming, effective immediately. Strassell, who joins Clear Channel from CBS Radio, will help lead programming initiatives and will report to Matt Martin, President of Operations Regional Markets, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.
Strassell is a multi-format programming veteran whose strategic brand management has impacted many major radio stations across the country. He will join Clear Channel from CBS Radio, where he spent the past nine years as SVP of Programming. Prior to CBS, he served as VP of Product Development and Programming for American Radio Systems. He also previously launched and programmed WBMX, Mix 98.5 (now Mix 104.1), WZLX and WODS in Boston, WLOL in Minneapolis-St. Paul and WROK/WZOK in Rockford, IL.
"Greg has a proven track record of successfully leading winning teams and programming world-class radio stations throughout the country," said Martin. "He is a passionate and skilled programmer that will be a great asset to the world-class Clear Channel Media and Entertainment programming team."
"Clear Channel is doing some very exciting initiatives and is where the best and brightest want to be," said Greg. "I'm looking forward to joining the programming team to contribute to future growth and ideas, and make very compelling and memorable radio along the way."