From our People News page: Katz Media Group promoted Scott Porretti to president of Katz Digital Audio, a newly created position. He had been executive vice president.
“Porretti, a veteran of Katz, who is uniquely qualified for his expanded role, will continue to oversee all Katz Digital Audio offerings, manage relationships with an expansive roster of publishing and technology partners, and further the growth of podcasting and programmatic digital audio on behalf of current and new partners,” the organization announced.
Porretti has held several management positions there including senior vice president of Katz Radio Group and vice president manager of the Katz New York office. In 2014, he was named senior vice president of Katz Digital and in 2018 was promoted to executive vice president of Katz Digital.
It said he led its digital team in making “substantial strides” to strengthen its internal technology and systems, and that he is spearheading the rollout of Katz Intelligence Manager, a proprietary audience system for the digital audio marketplace.
He will continue to report to Mark Gray, CEO of Katz Media Group.
Gray highlighted Porretti’s audio industry knowledge, team leadership style and “extraordinary vision in this marketplace.”