Industry Moves: Clear Channel Promotes Online Unit Chief Harrison

This story was written by David Kaplan.
Perhaps Clear Channel (NYSE: CCU) Radio is concerned about Sam Zell poaching more of the company's executives to run interactive at The Tribune Company. The radio network has locked in several senior execs to multi-year contracts. Among those who signed up for the long-haul is Evan Harrison, who has been promoted to EVP. Harrison was president of Clear Channel's Online Music & Radio unit and will continue as EVP of Clear Channel Radio. As online head, Harrison created a local radio social net, which claims 500,000 members. All the other promoted execs are expected to work on the digital platforms that correspond to Clear Channel's broadcast stations. Release

By David Kaplan