Rob Williams – Market Manager – Greater Media Boston
Rob Williams is the Market Manager of Greater Media’s Boston-based radio properties, including WROR-FM, WKLB-FM, WBOS-FM, WTKK-FM and WMJX-FM.
Mr. Williams is a veteran radio professional who has led some of the industry’s most successful radio stations over his career. He was a long time executive with Clear Channel Radio, where he was responsible for the company’s largest region by revenue (29 markets including major markets New York City, Philadelphia, and Boston), and later served as President and Market Manager for Clear Channel’s industry-leading New York City stations, among them the legendary Z100 and perennial highest-billing radio station in the U.S., WLTW.
Mr. Williams joined Clear Channel Radio with its acquisition of AMFM, Inc. in 2000 and was promoted to Clear Channel’s Senior Management Team in 2001 following his success as Market Manager in Philadelphia. Following the company’s sale in 2008, he became CEO of Internet radio start-up Goom Radio, a service he launched in the U.S. in 2009. He most recently served as CEO of Digital Brand Connections LLC, a company Mr. Williams co-founded.
He began his career as an account executive and advanced through a variety of radio sales and management positions in markets including Buffalo, NY; Charleston, SC; Hartford-New Haven, CT; Philadelphia, PA; and New York, NY.
Mr. Williams truly grew up in the industry. His late father, Bob Williams, was a respected broadcaster who owned several radio stations. Williams started his own radio career after graduating from Tulane University.
Cadillac Jack – Director of Programming – Greater Media Boston
An accomplished and seasoned radio veteran, Cadillac Jack most recently served as Vice President of Programming at Clear Channel Media & Entertainment in New York City, where he was responsible for Z100-FM, WLTW-FM, WKTU-FM, WAXQ-FM and WWPR-FM. In his new role, he will oversee 96.9 FM, WMJX-FM, WKLB-FM, WBOS-FM and WROR-FM.
Cadillac Jack is no stranger to the Boston market. He spent over 20 years working in Boston radio in the 1990′s and 2000′s, programming both JAM’N 94.5 and KISS 108, and overseeing the entire Clear Channel Boston cluster for a decade through 2010, the last 3 years of which he also programmed WWPR-FM/Power 105.1 in NYC.
The Duke University graduate has been recognized on a national level for his programming achievements, including being named Major Market Program Director of the Year by Radio and Records and Gavin, two national industry publications. In addition, he’s been ranked among the top 10 “Major Market Best PD’s in America” several times by Radio Ink Magazine.