“Val is a dynamic and innovative leader who knows how to grow business and strengthen brands,” said Darrell Brown, President of Bonneville International. “I believe her experience and track record will position our stations for long-term success in the Bay Area.”
Previously, Maki served with Emmis Communications as Senior Vice President/Market Manager for their Los Angeles market and as Radio Division Vice President.
She served most recently as Vice President/Strategic Partnerships with Sound That BRANDS, a brand podcast company specializing in custom high-quality brand content development and marketing. She has also served with Emmis Communications in various executive roles in New York, Chicago, Boston, St. Louis, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Austin.
Maki is replacing Bonneville’s former San Francisco market manager Carl Gardner who recently retired after 43 years in the broadcast industry.