Greater Media has announced that Rob Williams is exiting his position as VP/General Manager of their Boston properties at the end of this week to join Townsquare Media as Senior Vice President of Operations.
Williams joined Greater Media in 2012 after previously serving as a Regional VP for iHeartMedia and CEO of the now defunct GoomRadio.com. At Townsquare he and current Regional VP Todd Lawley will oversee sales and operations across all of the company’s markets.
Back in Boston, Mary Menna has been promoted from GM of AC “Magic 106.7” WMJX to VP/GM. Menna has been with Greater Media since May 2014 after previously serving as Market President for iHeartMedia’s Boston stations.
Greater Media announces Mary Menna has been promoted to Vice President and Market Manager of Greater Media’s Boston-based properties, including WMJX-FM, WBOS-FM, WROR-FM, WKLB-FM and HOT 96.9 in Boston. She will begin her new position on Monday, August 24, 2015.
The Boston radio veteran joined Greater Media as General Manager at WMJX-FM in May of 2014. Prior to that, she worked as the Market President of Clear Channel Media + Entertainment – Boston, where she spent 25 years serving in a variety of capacities, including Director of Sales, General Sales Manager, National Sales Manager and Account Executive. While in that capacity, she also managed Clear Channel’s Providence market for four years.
In her new role, Menna will be responsible for overseeing the management and sales responsibilities of Greater Media’s Boston-based radio stations.
“Mary has done an outstanding job as general manager of MAGIC 106.7 over the past year,” said Greater Media Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Peter Smyth. “We look forward to her taking our entire Boston cluster to the next level and beyond.”
“I am thrilled to be taking on new responsibilities working with the talented Greater Media Boston Team and the powerhouse brands of WROR, Country 102.5, Radio 92.9, Hot 96.9 and MAGIC 106.7,” said Menna. “Working with Peter Smyth and Greater Media Boston in this new role is a dream come true for me.”
Menna began her radio career straight out of Boston College at WBCN-FM. She went on to work at WBZ-AM, WBOS-FM, Kiss 108 and WJMN.
Menna has been named among the “Most Influential Women in Radio” By Radio Ink magazine, a respected national industry publication. A native of Italy, Menna grew up in New Jersey and now resides in Sudbury, Massachusetts with her husband, Peter Darveau, and two daughters.