Dennis Lamme Named Market President for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Washington, D.C./Baltimore
Washington, D.C./Baltimore – December 20, 2012 – Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Washington, D.C./Baltimore today announced that Dennis Lamme has been named Market President, effective immediately. Lamme will report to Tom Schurr, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s President of Operations for its Major Markets.
Lamme has been with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment for more than 15 years and joins the market from Clear Channel Philadelphia, where he has served as President and Market Manager since February 2012. He also previously held senior market leadership positions within Clear Channel Media and Entertainment in the Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Albany markets. He began his career in St. Joseph, MO, where his radio career started more than 30 years ago and since then he has held various radio management positions in California, Colorado, Illinois, Missouri, New York and Nevada. Lamme has been recognized in the “Who’s Who in Advertising” and actively served on the Board of Directors for the New York, Missouri and Pennsylvania State Broadcast Associations.
As Market President, Lamme will be responsible for all aspects of the Washington, D.C./Baltimore market’s operations including all strategies, programming and sales initiatives. He will leverage Clear Channel’s assets including its brands and audience to create new revenue opportunities. Lamme will also oversee all station activities and events, such as the recent Hot 99 FM’s Jingle Ball, to help drive sales and achieve revenue targets.
“My goal is to grow the Clear Channel Washington, D.C./Baltimore market including both our team’s capabilities as well as revenue for the cluster,” said Lamme. "As Clear Channel Media and Entertainment continues to grow and change, I’m excited to continue with the company.”
“Dennis Lamme has been a great leader for both the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh markets which further proves he is the perfect person to take on this role,” said Schurr. “His success with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has been recognized and we know he will bring his great management skills with him to lead the Washington, D.C./Baltimore market to continued success.”
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Washington, D.C./Baltimore:
Clear Channel Washington, D.C./Baltimore owns and operates WASH, WBIG, WIHT, WMZQ, WWDC, WCAO, WPOC, WQSR, and WZFT and is part of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 markets through 840 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com
and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems. iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 345 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history.
The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media & Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company.