Strassell will start his new position on June 15, 2015 and will be based in Minneapolis/Saint Paul.
Strassell will work in partnership with current SVP/Programming, Greg Solk, to lead the programming, brand and content strategies for Hubbard Radio’s 28 radio stations in its seven largest markets.
“We are thrilled to bring someone of Greg’s talent on to the Hubbard team,” said Drew Horowitz, President/COO of Hubbard Radio. “The combination of Greg Strassell and Greg Solk gives us one of the most dynamic programming duos in the industry. As the importance of creating entertaining and compelling content across all platforms continues to be a critical ingredient of growth, this move strengthens the company for the future.”
Strassell joins current SVP/Programming Greg Solk to lead Hubbard’s programming initiatives. “I’m so proud to work for a company that is so committed to its brands and understands the need to heavily invest in talent and programming,” commented Solk.
“As the audio entertainment landscape continues to evolve we are doubling down on our investment in the content creation areas of our business,” said Hubbard Radio Chair/CEO, Ginny Morris. “Greg’s passion for the business and his track record of success in markets across the country make him an exciting addition as we continue to maximize our broadcast and digital brands in the Hubbard markets.”
Most recently Strassell was the SVP Strategic Services, National Programming Platforms for iHeartRadio.Prior to his position at iHeartRadio, Strassell spent ten years as SVP Programming for CBS Radio.