Feb 2013 Radio News
Wheaton has over 11 years of radio sales experience, starting his career as a Sales Executive at Silk FM in Cheshire before joining UTV Media (GB) 9 years ago.
He has worked at Wire FM, UTV’s Warrington Widnes and Runcorn station, since 2006, becoming Wire FM’s Sales Director in 2009.
Mark Wheaton said: “I’m really looking forward to joining the team at Signal. This is an incredible opportunity and I’m thrilled to be amongst people who are so obviously committed to success and producing quality radio that people love.”
Iain Fowler, Director of Local Radio for UTV Media (GB), said: “Mark is a committed individual who is passionate about radio, and has a great track record with the company for building and developing strong sales teams. Our local stations have gone from strength to strength recently in a difficult market and I’m confident that he will continue to upward trend.”
UTV Media (GB) local radio network consists of 13 stations across England and Wales with 1.4million listeners per week. They include Signal Radio in Stoke, The Wave and Swansea Sound in South Wales and Liverpool Station Juice FM which was named Station of the Year (300,000 to 1 million) at the 2012 Sony Radio Academy Awards.