NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, the leading media company in America with a greater reach in the U.S. than any other radio or television outlet, today announced that Kevin Dorsey has been named President of Traffic, Navigation and Mobility, effective immediately. Based in New York City, Dorsey will report to Charlie Rahilly, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s President of National Ad Platforms.
Dorsey will oversee the continued integration of Metro Networks with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s Total Traffic Networks, and will manage and further develop innovative programs including broadcast traffic reporting, online traffic mapping, custom routes and personalized mobile navigation. His responsibilities will also include building integrated connections with “consumers on the go” over the air, online and via mobile.
“We are the leading source of traffic information which continues to be an important factor to our audience, and we deliver the highest quality broadcast traffic reports and real-time, accurate traffic data to more than 200 million consumers each week,” said John Hogan, President and CEO of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. “We now have the opportunity to grow and further expand our reach, delivering even better and more comprehensive 24/7 traffic information to consumers and greater innovation in product development, service and digital technology.”
“We need someone with the talent and expertise who can deliver the highest-quality information to broadcast and digital partners, further improve the personalization experience for our users, and create unique ways for sponsors to connect to their key audiences,” said Rahilly. “Kevin’s extensive experience with offline and digital media are perfect for leading these key initiatives.”
Dorsey joined Clear Channel Media and Entertainment in September of 2011 and previously served as Senior Vice President of National Advertising Platforms. Prior to joining Clear Channel, he held the role of Senior Vice President of Business Development for the CBS Local Digital Media group, where he was integral in the restructuring of the CBS Owned & Operated TV stations and News, Talk and Sports Radio station websites into 24 individual market sites and was also responsible for online and mobile strategic partnerships and sales integration. Dorsey also headed the CBS Television Station Group as the Senior Vice President of Business Development & New Media, overseeing all national new business, marketing and digital and mobile sales efforts.
Dorsey received his Bachelor’s Degree in Politics and Government from the University of Maryland.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
With 238 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 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others.
The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at clearchannel.com, clearchanneloutdoor.com and ccmediaholdings.com.