ESPN Radio has announced a number of personnel moves, including bringing over Mike Connolly, former Senior Vice President of Sales at Citadel Broadcasting/Walt Disney Co. (which recently filed for bankruptcy) as Vice President, Audio Sales.
Here is the full press release from ESPN Radio
ESPN Radio Makes Personnel Announcements
ESPN Radio, to continue to create and distribute content and remain strong in the market place, has made a series of personnel announcements at the network and station levels.
The announcement impacts the country's largest sports radio network, and all related content created for digital platforms including live audio streaming on ESPNRadio.com, more than 100 original podcasts available on iTunes and the ESPN PodCenter and mobile access to live, crystal clear radio streams, fan favorite shows, podcasts and more through the ESPN Radio mobile app available on the Apple iTunes App Store. The ESPN Station Group consists of ESPN Radio’s
Dave Roberts, formerly Sr. Coordinating Producer, Studio Production ESPNEWS, replaces McCarthy as Vice President, General Manager, ESPN 1050 Radio, New York. He reports to McCarthy.
John Cravens, Director of Sales at ESPN 1000 (WMVP-AM) in Chicago since 2004, replaces Pastor, becoming that station’s Vice President and General Manager. Cravens, who has been in radio sales for more than 30 years, in a management role for nearly 20, has experience as a major market GM, including ABC Radio stations in Houston (KSRR-FM) and Detroit (KHYT-FM). He reports to McCarthy.