Steve Chessare Promoted to Market Manager of Greater Media Detroit
April 1, 2013
Steve Chessare has been promoted to Market Manager of Greater Media’s Detroit radio stations, including WRIF-FM, WCSX-FM and WMGC-FM. He most recently served as Director of Sales for Greater Media Detroit.
“Steve brings a tremendous wealth of experience, knowledge and leadership to our team,” said Greater Media Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Peter Smyth. “We look forward to having him take our Detroit cluster to the next level.”
“I’m in this business because I love and believe in radio,” said Chessare. “Having the opportunity to work with these heritage radio stations, these incredibly professional people and this great organization is the best next step in my career. People that I’ve worked with and respected over the past 25 years in New York City have asked me ‘Why Detroit?’ and my answer is simple, ‘Greater Media.’ I couldn’t be more excited!”
Chessare is no stranger to radio. An accomplished veteran, prior to joining Greater Media he served as the senior vice president of sales for Westwood One Companies. Prior to that, he was the General Sales Manager of Clear Channel’s WLTW-FM in New York City and also held various positions within the CBS Radio organization that culminated in the role of Vice President/General Manager of CBS Radio Sales, the national sales division of the company’s radio division.
Chessare is a graduate of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut with a B.S. in Business Management.