Galliani rises from her previous role with KGO and KSFO as Team Leader and Senior Account Manager, a position she has held since 2012. Previously, she was Local Sales Manager for KSFO. She was also Local Sales Manager for CBS Radio’s KFRC, San Francisco, and was in Business Development for KNTV-NBC, San Francisco. Galliani began her media sales career in 2000 as Account Executive for KGO-AM 810.
Galliani has an undergraduate degree from San Francisco State University and an MBA in Strategic Leadership from Dominican University.
Jaysson Reno, Vice President of Sales, Newstalks for Cumulus said: “Melissa's long-term association with both KGO and KSFO makes her an invaluable asset within our company. Her high level of integrity, dedication and track record made her the perfect fit for this opportunity. I want to congratulate Melissa on this well-deserved promotion to General Sales Manager of the Cumulus Newstalks in San Francisco.”
Galliani said: “I’m excited and pleased to be a part of the management team of KGO and KSFO, two brands that I hold close to my heart. I appreciate the opportunity to work with the radio stations in this new capacity and will continue to value the team spirit for reaching our goals individually and collectively, and for meeting the needs of our marketing partners and advertisers.”