Townsquare Media Inc. announced today that Peter Bowen has joined Townsquare as Director of Sales for its Cedar Rapids / Iowa City, IA local media cluster. Mr. Bowen will lead the local sales team in Cedar Rapids / Iowa City, which includes market leader KHAK-FM 98.1, KRNA-FM 94.1, KDAT-FM 104.5, and i107.1 KRQN. He will report to Townsquare Media Cedar Rapids Market President / Chief Revenue Officer Terry Peters.
“Peter is a rare find, having an impressive pedigree and track record of sales leadership with some of the best multimedia companies in the United States,” said Mr. Peters. “He has led some of the biggest brands in our industry with an extraordinary ability to build winning teams that deliver consistently strong results for our clients.”
“I am extremely excited to be joining the Townsquare team in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City and the iconic KHAK and KRNA brands,” said Mr. Bowen. “It’s amazing to see the success of Townsquare’s radio and digital operation in Eastern Iowa, with no end in sight of how high we can go. Erik Hellum and Todd Lawley have attracted some of the best talent in media, many of whom I have worked with before. I’m looking forward to being a part of one of the most innovative media companies in the nation.”
Townsquare SVP – Local Media Todd Lawley added, “We couldn’t be more thrilled to add an executive of Peter’s track record of success to the high performing Cedar Rapids team. Peter’s record of building strong teams to execute customized cross platform solutions for clients makes him a perfect fit for this position.”
Prior to joining Townsquare, Mr. Bowen held senior management positions at Entercom, Cumulus Media, and CBS Radio in LA and Chicago, where he led the top-billing station in Chicago, WBBM NewsRadio.