Jonathan Bates

Mediaco/Emmis names Jonathan Bates VP/Brand Partnerships at rhythmic CHR “Hot 97” WQHT and urban AC WBLS (107.5) New York, effective March 23. He comes to the station from The Shadow League, a sports-focused digital publication, where he served as Executive VP of Sales.

“Jonathan is an exceptional digital sales and marketing leader whose 20 years of digital experience will enable us to accelerate opportunities for clients to benefit from the wide array of authentic Hot 97 digital content opportunities,” Senior VP/Revenue Victor Giacomelli said in a release. “Jonathan is expected to recruit a team of multicultural digital marketing specialists to partner with clients on a variety of Hot 97 digital and social opportunities."