iHeartMedia Minneapolis announced today that Dave Jansen has been named Vice President of Sales, effective immediately. Jansen will be responsible for market revenue growth and will lead a team of account executives, overseeing business development strategies and account services for customers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro area. He will report to Greg Alexander, Region Vice President of Sales for iHeartMedia’s Western Great Lakes Region.
“We are extremely excited to have a person of Dave’s skill set join the iHeart Minneapolis team,” said Alexander. “Dave’s wealth of experience and vast knowledge of the industry will benefit both our sales team and clients.”
Jansen joins iHeartMedia Minneapolis from Comcast, where he served as a Digital Sales Manager. He previously worked at iHeartMedia as an account executive from 2007 to 2009. In addition, Jansen’s sales background also includes more than five years as digital lead at the Star Tribune, primarily working with strategic accounts.
“This is an extraordinary time to work in media, particularly as the lines between traditional and digital media continue to blur,” said Jansen. “iHeartMedia is a leader in the audio, content and promotional space, reaching massive audiences daily. I am beyond excited to work with the teams in Minneapolis and the Western Great Lakes Region, sharing this story with our advertisers.”