Contact: David Bevins, COO
Erie, PA – December 4, 2009 – Connoisseur Media is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Malpiedi to Director of Sales of its powerhouse six station cluster in Erie, Pennsylvania. Malpiedi is a market veteran with over 19 years of success in various sales management positions.
From 1991 to 1993, Malpiedi served as Regional Sales Manager with Rambaldo Communications. From 1993 to 2005 he acted as Vice President of Sales with Rambaldo Communications and Next Media, and then went on to become General Sales Manager with Connoisseur Media.
“We are fortunate to have such an experienced and dedicated industry professional lead our sales team,” said Nancy Dymond, Erie’s General Manager. “Michael has strong relationships with our key accounts and his experience in the market will assist us in driving revenue.”
“With his market experience and successful track record, Michael has the proven talent to drive sales and maintain our leadership position in a competitive market,” said Connoisseur COO David Bevins. “His skills and accomplishments will continue to be a great asset to our team.”
“I’m excited about my new role and I look forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead,” said Malpiedi.
About Connoisseur Media:
Founded in 2004, Connoisseur Media has rapidly expanded through both acquisitions and new licenses granted by the FCC to over 22 stations in Billings, MT, Bloomington, IL, Erie, PA, Huntington, WV, Omaha, NE, Wichita, KS, Des Moines, IA, Rapid City, SD, and Bismarck ND.