John DiLeo Joins Townsquare Media As Danbury Market President

Townsquare MediaTownsquare Media has announced the appointment of John DiLeo as Market President/Chief Revenue Officer for its Danbury CT stations.

DiLeo joins Townsquare from Hearst Connecticut Media’s local newspaper group where he was Vice President of Local Sales since July 2017. He has also held sales leadership roles at in New York, Digital First Media New Haven, and Supermedia.

Townsquare’s Danbury leadership position had been open since Mike Rich exited to join Facebook as Director of Global Digital Rights Operations in June 2020.

Townsquare Media Inc. announced today that John DiLeo has joined the Company as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Danbury, CT local media cluster. Mr. DiLeo will lead the local media team and their “Local First” strategy in Danbury, which includes two top local media brands: WRKI-FM and WDBY-FM. He will report to Townsquare Regional Vice President Matt Kiger.

“We are thrilled to add John to our leadership team in Danbury. His experience in leadership, sales, digital, and his ties to the local community will help us to achieve our goal of being the number one local media company in our community,” said Mr. Kiger.

“I am very excited to be joining Townsquare and leading the Danbury team,” said Mr. DiLeo. “I look forward to igniting our local market with best in class marketing solutions, while also reaching our community with relevant, local content. The future is bright!”

Townsquare COO – Local Media, Erik Hellum added, “John is a great coach, teacher and business leader with deep ties to the region, and we are excited to have him join the Townsquare team.”

Prior to joining Townsquare, Mr. DiLeo spent the past four years as VP, Sales at Hearst Media Group, overseeing their local and retail business in the Connecticut region.

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