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MELISSA SPIEGELMAN has crossed over from the agency Outdoor planning and buying business to join truckside advertising media firm, TransMedia Group as VP/General Manager in NYC. Spiegelman will open and staff the Chicago company's national sales office in NYC.
DENISE SHMIKLER has joined Grey Direct West as VP, Media Director, a new position. She most recently was VP, Media Director, at Bozell Silicon Valley.
ANDREW ROSEN, Clear Channel Communications Inc.'s Market Executive VP, announced management changes for Clear Channel's cluster in New York. Rosen will add General Manager responsibilities at WLTW-FM to his current role. He replaces RONA LANDY whose resignation from WLTW-FM and WTJM-FM was announced last week. MATTHEW ROSS, currently VP and General Manager of WAXQ-FM, will take on the additional responsibilities of managing the sales efforts for the New York station group as well as leading the market's new media initiatives. SCOTT ELBERG, VP and General Manager of WKTU-FM, will take on additional General Manager responsibilities at WTJM-FM. MARK CLARK, currently General Sales Manager of WALK-AM/FM will assume additional responsibilities of interim Station Manager in addition to his role. ROB MILLER, currently Assistant Program Director of WALK-AM/FM will be elevated to Program Director. BILL EDWARDS, who most recently served as General Manager of WALK- AM/FM and GENE MICHAELS, who served as the station's Program Director are pursuing other opportunities throughout the radio broadcasting industry.
MICHAEL P. CROSSON has been named VP of Sales for ad pepper media USA. Crosson most recently served as Vice President of Advertising Sales for Flipside.com.
ANIL SINGH, Yahoo's Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and Sr. VP of Business Operations is retiring in May to spend more time with his family and pursue person