New York - Dec 4, 2006 - The Empire State Building (ESB) has appointed Joseph J. Maguire to be the faciliy's broadcast manager. Maguire was formerly chief engineer of WLTW-FM at Clear Channel Communications.
In this capacity, Maguire will direct all business, management, operations and tenant relation functions of the ESB broadcasting and external telecommunications business. As a member of the ESB management team, he will provide vital input to strategic planning, budgeting and decision-making.
Maguire will report to James Connors, Empire State Building general manager, on business matters, and Hani Salama, director of operations, for all operations and tenant relations areas.
Chief engineer of WLTW-FM since 2002, Maguire was previously a senior engineer from 1998 through 2002 at WKTU-FM. Before that, he was the operations manager of WGHT-AM.
From 1991 to 1992, he was a senior associate at Northeastern Communications Concepts. From 1985 to 1991 he was vice president, engineering at Unistar/United Stations Radio Networks. From 1979 to 1985 he was vice president, engineering at RKO Radio Networks. He began his career as an engineering supervisor at WOR-AM.