Friday, July 29, 2016

MO Radio: Alpha Names Mark Benkiel MM For Moberly Cluster

Mark Benkiel
Alpha Media, Moberly-Macon has announced Mark Benkiel as new Market Manager. The Moberly-Macon market is home to Country KRES 104.7 FM, Talk KWIX 92.5 FM, Oldies KWIX 1230AM, Contemporary-Christian KTCM 97.3 FM, Classic Hits KIRK 99.9 FM.

Benkiel has 16 years of advertising experience in radio, print, and digital in the South and Mid-Atlantic. His previous experience includes General Sales Manager and District Manager. Most recently, Benkiel served as General Sales Manager for Cumulus Media in Macon, Georgia.

Alpha Media EVP Midwest Region, George Pelletier commented on the announcement, “Mark brings a terrific level of enthusiasm and experience to the Alpha Moberly team.  He understands community broadcasting and will be a great addition to the Alpha pack.”

“I am very excited to join a great team of individuals in Moberly, MO. Alpha Media feels like being part of a family. I’m looking forward to being live and local while helping the community. Les Tuttle has done such a wonderful job building a great foundation of excellence. I am honored to work for George Pelletier who has such a great track record in the radio industry. My wife and I feel blessed to have been given such a great opportunity and we look forward to serving the greater Moberly community,” Benkiel remarked.

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