iHeartMedia San Francisco has appointed Nicole Cortese and Todd Farber as VPs of Sales. Both executives were recruited from outside the radio industry.
Cortese joins iHeartMedia from Amazon Web Services (AWS), where she served as a Senior AE from June 2022 to July 2023 focusing on independent software vendors. She was previously Senior Enterprise AE at Adobe and held sales positions at TubeMogul and AOL.
Farber most recently worked at the Walt Disney Company and ABC TV San Francisco, where he served as an Executive Director and VP/GSM, respectively.
"Nicole's extensive expertise and Todd's strategic acumen, paired with their proven leadership in navigating the Bay Area's competitive landscape, make them ideally suited to lead our sales teams toward greater success," Senior VP of Sales Joe Donnarumma said in a release.
“Bringing Nicole and Todd on board reinforces our mission to innovate and excel,” AJ Punjabi, Region President of iHeartMedia San Francisco added. “Their fresh approaches are key to elevating our position as a leader in the evolving landscape of audio and digital media."
iHeartMedia San Francisco owns and operates urban contemporary KMEL (106.1), hot AC “Star 101.3” KIOI, soft AC “98.1 The Breeze” KISQ, classic hits KOSF (103.7), CHR “Wild 94.9” KYLD, and talk KKSF (910), a Black Information Network affiliate.