Bob Richards has been named Vice President/Market Manager of Emmis-Indianapolis, which includes 1070 The Fan, B105.7, 93 WIBC and 97.1 Hank FM. Taja Graham, currently Director of Sales for Music for the cluster, has been promoted to VP/Director of Sales for the cluster.
Richards joined Emmis in 2009 as Operations Manager, and was named VP of Programming for Emmis-Indianapolis in March of 2014.
“Bob’s leadership has been instrumental in building our dominant position in the Indianapolis market,” said Patrick Walsh, President of Emmis Communications. “His reputation for building great teams and winning content strategies is legendary. We look forward to Bob applying his ample skills to fortify our culture and performance in the coming years.”
Richards replaces Chuck Williams, who joined Emmis-Indianapolis as VP/Market Manager in August of 2016.
Graham has been with Emmis-Indianapolis since June of 1996, save a short stint working in marketing for a CPA firm. She has worked for Emmis consistently since June of 2003.
“Working alongside of Taja over the past 8 years I have seen her reach some amazing goals on our music stations,” Richards said. “I’m thrilled she’ll now have that kind of impact on all of our stations.”