Orlando, FL - Jan 9, 2008 - The HD Digital Radio Alliance has promoted Diane Warren to executive vice president. Previously senior vice president of marketing and communications, Warren has been the primary liaison for HD Radio marketing partners and helped secure a number of distribution deals, including Wal-Mart and Radio Shack. She directed the Alliance's advertising campaigns and other marketing components focused on the nationwide rollout of HD Radio broadcasts. She has also been the primary point person for the National Association of Broadcasters' Radio Marketing Task Force. In her new role, Warren will expand her management of relationships with HD Radio receiver makers, radio stations and the press.
A 25-year veteran of the radio industry, Warren was previously senior vice president of public affairs for Clear Channel Communications and the founder and president of RadioAE.com, the first subscription interactive website in radio providing ideas, information and tools for radio sales professionals online. She held sales positions at Shamrock Broadcasting, Lyn Broadcasting, Greater Media and US Radio, and managed sales departments at US Radio, Dalton Group, Atlanta Cap Cities/ABC, Granum and Infinity/CBS.