Award-winning media specialist recruited from STV to work with number one commercial radio station in Glasgow and the West of Scotland
BAUER Media Scotland has appointed Jill Todd as its new sales director for leading local radio stations Clyde 1 and Clyde 2.
Joining Bauer from STV, Jill’s key responsibility will be driving commercial revenues and opportunities for the stations across Glasgow and the West.
Jill is in post as of this week and will report to Cathy Kirk, commercial director for Scotland.
Her appointment further bolsters the team at Clyde 1 and Clyde 2 following the recent arrival of Colin Reid as new regional marketing manager for Bauer Media Scotland.
On her appointment, Jill said: “My heart has always belonged to radio so I am really delighted to be joining the team at Radio Clyde as sales director. Bauer Media Scotland has given me a fantastic opportunity and I am ready for the exciting journey that lies ahead.
“Like our athletes competing in this year’s Commonwealth Games, I feel I’ve been in training for this role for my whole career. I am ready to help the team compete and win against any opposition; and with the outstanding creative solutions and multi-platform opportunities available, we will make sure our clients win big too.“
As well as being business development manager at STV, Jill’s previous experience includes account manager with GCAP and Emap and key account manager at GMG Radio where she won GMG Radio Sales Person of the Year for the Group in both 2008-2009 and 2009-2010. She also scooped Young Media Professional of the Year at the Fresh Awards in 2004.
Graham Bryce, group managing director, Place, Northern England and Scotland, Bauer Radio, added: “We’re delighted that we have landed someone of Jill’s extensive media and award-winning sales experience.
“We’re confident that with this experience as well as her passion for radio, Jill will be a real asset to the Clyde team as we seek to maximize revenues and partnerships across Glasgow and the West at what is a hugely exciting time in this fast-changing multi-channel world.”
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