MARY HAWLEY NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF UNDERWRITING SALES FOR 89.3 KPCC SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO

 

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PASADENA - March 7, 2014 - Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) announced today that it has hired Mary Hawley as vice president of underwriting sales. Hawley assumes the position on March 17, 2014.

Hawley will report to SCPR’s president, Bill Davis, and lead SCPR’s underwriting sales team. Prior to joining SCPR, Hawley was senior vice president of national sales and marketing at Entravision Communications where she led the communications, marketing and partner relations efforts for the Spanish-language broadcaster.

"Mary Hawley brings outstanding depth, knowledge, experience, and leadership to our team," said Bill Davis, president of SCPR. "She gained tremendous insights working with Walter Ulloa and his team at Entravision. So, we're fortunate that Mary will be able to help us apply those insights in support of KPCC's public service mission."

“SCPR/KPCC is a dream opportunity for me,” said Hawley. “The station is perfectly positioned to serve the Los Angeles market in a world where people consume information in a variety of ways and across multiple mediums.  I look forward to joining the team and helping to expand the KPCC conversation.”

Hawley has served in a number of senior level sales and marketing positions at Entravision Communications and Lotus Communications, most notably as president of their Spanish language radio rep firm Lotus Entravision Reps. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.

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About Southern California Public Radio

Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) is a member-supported public radio network that operates 89.3 KPCC-FM in Los Angeles and Orange County, 89.1 KUOR-FM in the Inland Empire and 90.3 KVLA in the Coachella Valley. Reaching more than 700,000 listeners every week, SCPR is the most listened-to public radio news service of any kind in Southern California. SCPR serves the diverse communities of Southern California with award winning local news coverage as well as the most NPR (National Public Radio) content available anywhere in the region. SCPR's flagship station, KPCC, has garnered more than 300 journalistic honors since 1999. SCPR features signature public radio programs from American Public Media, the BBC and PRI (Public Radio International). Listeners around the globe can access news, join blogs, download podcasts, as well as hear a live web stream at www.scpr.org.

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