EmmisBethany KentBethany Kent, Marketing Director of Emmis Hip Hop WQHT (Hot 97)/New York, has been promoted to Director of Marketing and Events for Emmis New York — Hot 97, Urban AC WBLS and Gospel WLIB-AM. She will also serve as the lead producer for the cluster’s marquee events, which include Summer Jam and the Circle Of Sisters Expo.

Ms. Kent is a five-year Emmis NY veteran who has served as Marketing Director of Hot 97 since November 2016. She joined the company in November of 2013 as Promotions Director of Hot 97, hired away from the Promotions Director post at Beasley’s former WRDW (Wired 96.5)/Philadelphia. Earlier in her career Kent was the resident promotions pro at Cumulus Rhythmic WWKX (Hot 106)/Providence.

With Kent now impressively upgraded, she has announced, “I’m thrilled to lead the Emmis NY Marketing Department! We have a strong team and are looking to make it even stronger with an ace Promotions Director for the legendary WBLS!”

WBLS logo lockedEmmis NY is now seeking a seasoned pro with great time-management skills and the ability to bring flawless execution to 360-degree integrated campaigns for the brand and clients in on air, experiential brand events, and digital campaigns.

Candidates are urged to visit the Emmis Careers portal (Req. #40), study up on the position’s very specific qualifications and then send your resume and cover letter to Bethany Kent, c/o WBLS, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014, or email bakent@emmisny.com and use the subject line “WBLS Promotions Director.” Emmis Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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