Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Syracuse has announced that Rick Yacobush has been named Market Manager, effective Jan. 1. As market manager, he will leverage Clear Channel Syracuse’s assets including its brands and audience to generate new revenue while providing quality programming, a release explains.
Yacobush has more than 38 years of experience in radio in the Syracuse market: five as an on-air personality, 15 as an account manager and 18 as a sales manager. He previously served the Clear Channel cluster for more than 26 years, holding roles such as account manager, general sales manager and director of sales for the cluster’s WBBS(FM), WHEN(AM), WSYR(FM), WWHT(FM), WYYY(FM).
Clear Channel Syracuse also announced that Barbara Miller has been named director of sales.
Barbara Miller has been with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment for more than 18 years. In her new position, she will oversee all sales operations for the five-station cluster.
Miller is a Syracuse native and an active member of the community. She has been recognized for her work in the industry and community, including the American Red Cross Women Who Mean Business Award, Spanish Action League Community Leadership Award, WWII Minority Veterans Wall of Honor Leadership Award and the CNY Sales and Marketing Executive of the Year.