AURN Promotes Stephen Bates and Isaiah Bryant to VPs of Regional Sales American Urban Radio Networks has promoted Stephen Bates and Isaiah Bryant to the positions of Vice President of its sales division.
Bates has been named VP Digital Advertising & Western Region Sales. In addition to general sales management, he will also oversee the responsibilities of monetizing AURN’s digital assets. Bryant has been named VP Sales, Eastern Region where he will manage East Coast sales and agency management.
Bates began his career at the iconic WAMO-FM in Pittsburgh where he held the positions of Account Executive, National Sales Manager and General Sales Manager before joining AURN in 2006. Bryant joined AURN in 2013 as an Account Executive. Prior to this, he
served as an Account Executive at Katz Communications.
“Both have distinguished themselves over the years in their respective territories and have demonstrated their outstanding leadership capabilities”, says AURN President of Sales, Andy Anderson. “And with the current expansion of AURN’s various broadcast offerings, the time is now for Stephen & Isaiah to showcase their expertise.’