United Stations Radio Networks has hired Willis Damalt as the company?s newest affiliate relations rep. Damalt will focus on the affiliate marketing efforts that assist stations in utilizing USRN?s services and will work closely with VP/News-Talk Affiliations Bob LaGrega in the marketing of the network?s news, talk, and sports products.
Damalt spent the past two decades on the network side of the radio business. The earlier part of his career was spent at London Records, ABC Records, and Elektra Records among others. In the 90s, Damalt worked with John T. Brady & Associates building the radio footprint for the Weather Channel. After stints with SFX Multimedia and Rex Broadcasting, Damalt then spent 10 years as the senior director for the WOR Radio Network as an affiliate liaison for their nationally distributed programs.