Clear Channel-Seattle Names Kent Haehl Market President
January 29, 2014
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Seattle announces that Kent Haehl has been named Market President, effective immediately. Haehl will report to Hartley Adkins, Executive Vice President of Operations, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.
As Market President, Haehl will leverage Clear Channel Seattle's assets including its brands and audience to generate new revenue while providing quality programming. He will oversee the market's overall operations including all station activities and events to help drive sales and achieve revenue targets. Haehl will join Clear Channel Seattle with more than 25 years of experience in the media industry, most recently serving as CEO of Channel One Network, a daily global television news network. His previous experience also includes senior sales and marketing roles at In-Store Broadcasting Network and Meredith Broadcasting Group/Meredith Corporation.
"I feel extremely grateful to begin working with such a talented team of professionals at Clear Channel Seattle," said Haehl. "I'm looking forward to leading the market to continued success and to unlocking the full potential of our brands in one of America's greatest cities."
"We are fortunate to bring someone onto our team who has such an expansive leadership and experience base," said Adkins. "Kent's extensive knowledge of television, media and the industry as a whole will immediately bring additional value to our advertisers and listeners as we continue to provide a greater reach than any other media outlet in Seattle."