Audacy has welcomed Jeff Gonsales as Senior Vice President and Market Manager of its Minneapolis market. In this role, Gonsales will oversee the market’s portfolio of stations, which includes 830 WCCO (WCCO-AM), 104.1 JACK FM (KZJK-FM) and 102.9 The Wolf (KMNB-FM), effective December 6.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff Gonsales to oversee our Minneapolis market and the operations of our three stations,” said Rachel Williamson, Regional President, Audacy. “Throughout his tenure in the Twin Cities, Jeff has built a strong reputation as a leader with integrity who cares about his people and his business partners. We trust that invaluable quality coupled with his rich experience in this area will set Audacy Minneapolis up for continued growth and success under his leadership.”
“I am excited to join the Audacy team in Minneapolis,” said Gonsales. “After starting my radio career at 830 WCCO, I look forward to returning to move this group of local favorites forward in the digital audio world.”
Gonsales joins Audacy after spending the last 18 years with Hubbard Radio in St. Paul, MN, including the last ten years as Director of Sales, managing top line revenue budgets for Hubbard Radio Twin Cities and Hubbard Interactive. He joined Hubbard in 2003 as General Sales Manager/Director of New Business Development. Prior to that, Gonsales was the Regional Director of Business Development for Clear Channel Radio from 1999 to 2004. He launched his radio career in 1996 as a merchandising account executive for WCCO Radio.