Mary Menna, Vice President, and Market Manager for Beasley Media Group – Boston, including 98.5 The Sports Hub, WROR-FM, WKLB-FM, HOT 96.9FM and WBOS-FM, has been named the 2022 Broadcaster of the Year by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association. The award was presented at the Association’s Sound Bites event on November 17 in Framingham.
Prior to joining Beasley, she spent two years overseeing the cluster when it was previously owned by Greater Media, Inc.
Prior to joining Greater Media, the respected radio executive served as Market President of iHeart Media’s Boston and Providence based radio clusters, where she spent 25 years working her way up the career ladder in variety of positions under various ownerships, including National Sales Manager for WXKS-FM and WJMN-FM, Regional Director of National Sales overseeing New England and General Sales Manager of Kiss 108, Director of Sales (Boston + Providence). Previous to that, she worked as the National Sales Manager at WBOS-FM.
Consistently recognized among the Most Influential Women in Radio over the past decade by Radio Ink magazine, Mary has also been featured among the Top Managers in Radio by the nationally respected trade publication.
She served as Chair of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association from 2021-2022 and has been instrumental in leading the organization on several key state and national issues, including the legalization of sports betting advertising.
An avid philanthropist, Mary has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including the Van Noy Valor Foundation, the Genesis Foundation for Children, the Marcus Smart YounGame Changer Foundation, and the Danny Amendola Catches for Kids.
A New Jersey native who is fluent in three languages, Mary graduated from Boston College Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Speech Communications.
Menna is the ninth broadcaster to be presented with the MBA’s highest honor.
About the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association
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