LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2019 – Premiere Networks announced today the promotion of Mary DelGrande to Vice President of Affiliate Sales from Executive Director of Affiliate Sales. Based in New York, DelGrande will continue to report to Eileen Thorgusen, Senior Vice President of Affiliate Sales/Entertainment Shows.
In her new role, DelGrande will continue to oversee affiliate sales for Premiere’s industry-leading roster of national entertainment programs such as Delilah, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan, On with Mario Lopez and others, as well as the company’s roster of prep services. DelGrande will continue to serve as brand manager for Futuri Media, Mediabase and other comprehensive research tools that Premiere offers to stations.
“I’m so happy to recognize Mary with this well-deserved promotion,” said Thorgusen. “We’re fortunate to have someone like Mary, who has such deep experience and relationships in the radio industry. Mary has been a valuable member of our team for nearly 20 years, and I know she’ll continue to drive success for our industry-leading entertainment programs, as well as our prep, production, imaging, and research services.”
DelGrande joined Premiere Networks’ affiliate relations team in 2000, focused on the company’s nationally-syndicated entertainment radio shows. She came to Premiere from Launch Media, Inc., where she served as Senior Director, Affiliate Marketing. She previously served as an account executive focused on national network sales for Westwood One.
About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 6,000 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, George Noory, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Dan Patrick, Kane, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Cody Alan, Colin Cowherd, Johnjay and Rich, Rich Eisen, Big Boy, Brooke & Jubal, Buck Sexton, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.
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