Adams Radio has hired Cheryl Salomone as Vice President & Market Manager for their Salisbury/Ocean-City MD cluster.
Salomone joins Adams from Townsquare Media’s Yakima and Tri-Cities WA clusters. She has also served as GM for New Northwest Broadcasters in the Tri-Cities (Richland/Kennewick/Pasco) and Clear Channel in Yakima and Greensboro NC. Adams operates Active Rock “93.5 The Beach” WZBH, Classic Rock “Big 98.5” WGBG, Rhythmic CHR “OC 104” 103.9 WOCQ and Country “K107.7” WKHI in the Salisbury/Ocean City market.
Adams Radio Of Delmarva Peninsula has named Cheryl Salomone as Vice President & Market Manager for its cluster of stations in Salisbury – Ocean City, MD. Salomone leaves Townsquare Media where she was the Regional Vice President in Washington overseeing Tri Cities, WA and Yakima, WA. Under her leadership the pair achieved record revenue and direct profit in 2015. Salomone doubled event revenue with the creation of Scaregrounds Haunted Attraction, the evolution of UnTapped Blues and Brews to UnTapped Music Festival and formed partnerships with the City of Yakima and the Tri Cities Regional Chamber of Commerce to produce various events in each location.
Prior to Townsquare Media Salomone was General Manager for New Northwest Broadcasters in Tri Cities, WA and General Manager for Clear Channel Radio (Greensboro and Yakima). She began her 33 year career in radio on the financial side of the business as an Assistant Business Manager and rose to Corporate Controller of Sconnix Broadcasting located in Tysons Corner, VA.
Over the past sixteen years she has passionately raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for numerous local and national charities including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network.
Cheryl Salomone was born and raised in New Jersey, received her BS in Accounting at the University of Tampa is married with two goldendoodles.
“I’m excited for the opportunity to represent these strong radio stations of the Adams Radio Group”, Salomone said. “I want to thank Townsquare Media for the valuable experience and their assistance in taking this next step in my career. I look forward to applying my media experience to help build and strengthen businesses around the Delmarva Peninsula!” Adams Radio owns WOCQ-FM, “OC104”; WZBH-FM, “93.5 The Beach”; WKHI-FM “Your Country K-1077”, and WBGB FM “Big Classic Rock 98.5” in Salisbury-Ocean City.
“We owe a BIG thanks to Media Staffing’s Kate Glenn for referring the perfect person to lead our team in Maryland! Her experience and success record is simply amazing! I am looking forward to working with Cheryl and continuing to grow Adams Radio.” said Adams Radio Group CEO Ron Stone.
Adams Radio Group is a medium market media company focused on local radio operations and creating great marketing opportunities in the local communities. We are heavily involved in the areas we serve and are dedicated to the growth and success of the communities and clients we serve. Our employees are well seasoned radio professionals that know how to work with local businesses. Our success comes from embracing the local market, our employees, and the core values of local radio. Each of our markets is live, local and focused to super serve!