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Press Communications Elects New COO/Market President

Press Communications B98.5 WBBO Thunder 106 106.3 WKMK 106.5 WTHJ Fun 107.1 WWZY Monmouth OceanPress Communications has hired Don Dalesio as its new Chief Operating Officer and Market President for its five stations in Monmouth/Ocean NJ.

Dalesio joins Press from Townsquare Media where he served as Market President for their Monmouth/Ocean properties. He has been in the market since 1996 when he joined Nassau Broadcasting to oversee the stations that would later transfer to Millenium Radio Group and then Townsquare.

Press Communications owns CHR “B98.5” WBBO Ocean Acres, Soft AC “99.7 The Island” WBHX Tuckerton, Country “Thunder 106” 106.3 WKMK Eatontown/106.5 WTHJ Bass River Township, Hot AC “Fun 107.1” WWZY Long Branch, and Oldies “Great Gold 1410” WHTG Eatontown in the Monmouth/Ocean market.

Press Communications, LLC (“Press”) is proud to announce and welcome Mr. Don Dalesio as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and Market President. Mr. Dalesio will have complete oversight of the Company’s Marketing, Sales, Promotions, Programming and Digital Sales efforts as well as overall general management of the day-to-day operations. He will directly help expand and develop the Company’s existing portfolio of radio stations and look to accelerate sales growth, integrate on-line and on-air features, expand terrestrial broadcasting, grow digital platforms and increase event related marketing for the Company.

Don comes to Press with a wealth of industry experience including the past four years working for Townsquare Media as their Market President and Chief Revenue Officer. While at Townsquare Media, Don primarily oversaw their Jersey shore six station radio cluster operating in Monmouth and Ocean County including WOBM, WJLK, WCHR and News/Talk 1160/1130. In his prior experiences, he has had extensive leadership responsibility for over 100+ entertainment properties. Don has a prolific background in radio that dates back over 25 years in the central New Jersey market. Don was an architect of multi-platform integrated marketing solutions aimed at increasing customer ROI’s while also helping create distinctive brand awareness for a wide range of customers.

Prior to his work at Townsquare, Don worked for Nassau Broadcasting as their Chief Operating Officer and oversaw their operations in NJ, PA, ME, NH, VT and MA. Don has a long litany of experience here in NJ that dates to 1996 when he was the Market Manager for Nassau’s shore group.

Mr. Dalesio will report to Robert E. McAllan the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McAllan stated “we are very excited to welcome Don to our Press team. Not only will Don help us diversify our product lines, but also Don will help us drive the effectiveness of our advertiser relationships by providing his valuable insights and successful sales selling strategies”. Mr. McAllan went on to state, “We are elated to have Don come and join us for this next chapter of our long and storied Company history in NJ that dates back 119 years to when the Company first began in 1879”.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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