Westwood One has named Jim Jones senior director of news affiliate sales, and in Pennsylvania Cumulus Media has promoted Elizabeth Pembleton to vice president/market manager of Cumulus Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton.
In his new position, Jones will be overseeing affiliate sales for Westwood One’s News vertical. He will be based in Washington, and will report to Dennis Green, SVP of affiliate sales for Westwood One. Jones was formerly vice president of affiliate sales, news/talk for Westwood One in Washington for 15 years. He was most recently with Focus 360.
Pembleton has been director of sales for WCTO(FM) and WLEV(FM) in Allentown, Pa., since 2011. Prior to that, she was director of sales/general sales manager for Citadel Broadcasting in Bethlehem, Pa. She was also senior account executive for Clear Channel Radio’s four Allentown stations for 10 years.
Cumulus Media provides exclusive content that is fully distributed through approximately 460 owned-and-operated stations in 90 U.S. media markets, more than 10,000 broadcast radio affiliates and numerous digital channels.
Westwood One is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cumulus.