Los Angeles - Oct 8, 2013 Nancy Abramson has joined Clear Channel Media and Entertainment in the newly created role of director, digital affiliates for national media groups. Abramson, who comes to CCM+E from The Wall Street Journal Radio Network, will be based in New York and report to Julie Talbott, president of content and affiliate services for national media groups, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.
In this new position, Abramson will focus on the company's digital partnerships with radio ownership groups and stations. She will provide a dedicated point of contact for communication and conducting business surrounding the company's digital platforms including iHeartRadio and Clear Channel's Premiere Networks programming, personality websites and audio streams.
In her most recent role as executive director of The Wall Street Journal Radio Network, she was charged with overseeing affiliate sales and marketing for WSJ and Marketwatch.com content to more than 700 radio partners across the U.S. She was also responsible for leveraging the Dow Jones brands in traditional and digital audio platforms, in addition to program and business development. During her 17 years with the company, Abramson also served as director of affiliate relations and radio marketing manager. Prior to that, Abramson held the role of manager network programming for ABC Radio Networks, where she was responsible for program development and affiliate sales.
Abramson, whose career in radio includes program director duties at WBRU-FM in Providence, RI, and hosting a daily show at WLIR-FM in Garden City, NY, has been honored by the Alliance of Women in Media as one of "25 Woman Who Rule in Sales and Marketing" in 2008.