Capital Radio Advertising has promoted Joannah Bishop to the role
of regional sales director with responsibility for the station’s
Manchester and Scottish offices.
Bishop is currently working for Capital as London sales manager, heading
the London regional sales teams for 95.8 Capital FM, Capital Gold and
104.9 Xfm. She also overseas the training and development of sales staff
across the whole of Capital Radio Advertising.
Bishop, a Capital employee of seven years, will take over the northern
sales operations in the spring. She replaces Tony Keavney, who left at
the end of last year.
’This is a really great opportunity,’ said Bishop. ’I’m looking forward
to it. The potential in Manchester and Scotland is huge.’
Bishop will report to Linda Smith, the recently appointed managing
director of Capital Radio Advertising.
Capital Radio Advertising is looking for a sales manager for the London
sales team, who will deputise for Bishop while she focuses on Manchester
The company’s group sales director Fru Hazlitt commented on Bishop’s
promotion: ’Joannah has a wealth of experience in all areas of radio