Salem Promotes Two And Names New Miami GM
Salem Media has announced two promotions and the appointment of a new General Manager.
Chris Gould rises from VP/National Programming to Senior Vice President of National Programming. Gould will continue to oversee placement of national ministry programs on the company’s Christian Talk stations.
Sacramento General Manager Mark Durkin will add additional responsibilities as Regional Vice President adding oversight of the company’s clusters in Oxnard/Ventura, San Francisco, and Seattle.
Franc Boza joins Salem as their new Miami General Manager. Boza most recently served as VP of Sales and Marketing at Deadcenter Marketing but has previous broadcast oversight as Director of Sales & Marketing at United States Traffic Network and Director of Broadcast Media and Digital Sales at Metro Traffic Miami. Boza replaces Tony Calatayud, who exited to launch “1210 The Man” WNMA Miami Springs.
-Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALM), announced today that Chris Gould has been promoted from Vice President, National Programming, to Senior Vice President, National Programming. In his role Gould is responsible for the placement of national ministry programs on Salem’s 48 Teach and Talk radio stations. Gould has been a Salem employee for over 16 years, starting as the General Manager for the Tampa cluster. “Chris has done a phenomenal job carrying out the responsibilities in his position and this promotion to Senior Vice President status is acknowledgement of Chris’ value to our company and our deep appreciation for all that he does,” said Dave Santrella, Salem’s President of broadcast media.
Mark Durkin has been promoted from General Manager of Salem’s Sacramento cluster to a Regional Vice President position. In addition to his continued responsibilities in Sacramento, Mark will oversee San Francisco, and Oxnard CA, as well as Seattle, WA.
Franc Boza is the newly named General Manager for the Salem Miami cluster. Franc joins Salem from Deadcenter Marketing where he served as VP of Sales and Marketing. Prior to that Franc had a variety of roles in broadcast and sports marketing.