Clear Channel-Syracuse VP/GM Joel Delmonico Announces Retirement
November 1, 2013
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Syracuse longtime VP/GM Joel Delmonico has announced he will retire at the end of the year. Delmonico has spent the last 21 years as VP/GM of CCM+E-Syracuse, and worked in the market for over three decades.
Delmonico was born and raised in Syracuse, and graduated from Syracuse University. He is an active member of the community and previously served on the Board of Directors for The Salvation Army; The Kidney Foundation; TheGreater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce; The Elmcrest Children's Center; and The National Eating Disorders Association. He will continue as Chair of the Onondaga County Literacy Coalition and as an active Board Member for Centerstates CEO and The Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University. Delmonico has also been recognized and honored for his work in the industry and community including the Salvation Armyıs Civic Spirit Award; The National Association of Broadcasters Service to America Award; The Sales and Marketing Executives Crystal Ball Award; The ARC Achievement Award and The Temple Adath Yeshurun Citizen of the Year Award.
"I have had the privilege of working in a business I love, with exceptionally bright and talented people that I respect and admire. Clear Channel is a great company that has consistently worked to invent efficient and effective solutions for our partners," said Delmonico. "As a leader I've seen Clear Channel's resources improve the quality of life in the community we serve and entertain our listeners. Being able to do all of this, in the city where I grew up, surrounded by friends and family it really doesn't get better than that."
"Joel Delmonico is a Syracuse and Central New York broadcasting legend. A true winner and leader in every sense I have both worked with and competed against Joel, and his unique ability to transform and lead his team of broadcasters is unparalleled," said Kevin LeGrett, SVP of Operations Northeast, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. "His influence, leadership and dedication will be missed. Clear Channel is proud of all of his accomplishments and the amazing group of radio stations, digital assets, merchandising programs, community events and broadcasters he has developed and nourished over the years. Thank you Joel for all you have accomplished and contributed to Clear Channel."