Paul Corvino Named Regional President for Clear Channel Outdoor’s Midwest Region
Media Sales Leader Brings over 25 Years of Management and Operations Experience to Clear Channel Outdoor
New York, New York – Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) (NYSE: CCO), a subsidiary of iHeartMedia Inc., today announced that Paul Corvino has joined the company as Regional President for the Midwest. Corvino will provide leadership in all areas of branch operations including sales, marketing, real estate, public affairs, operations and finance for the Chicago, Minneapolis and Milwaukee markets. Based in Chicago, Corvino will report to Gene Leehan, Executive Vice President and Senior Regional President of Clear Channel Outdoor. Corvino joins CCO from C2MediaSales.com, an advertising, sponsorship and business development organization he founded.
In his new role, Corvino will ensure that Clear Channel Outdoor’s Midwest regional offices continue to outperform and grow as a major player in the company’s portfolio of U.S. markets. His position at CCO is a continuation of over 25 years of successful media sales, management and operations experience.
“Paul brings an impressive and deep-rooted media background to Clear Channel Outdoor and we’re pleased he’ll lead these teams,” said Leehan. “The Midwest is a significant part of our portfolio and a region where we also operate major airport advertising contracts (ORD, MSP, MKE) in addition to premium roadside and transit media displays. This delivers a 360-brand experience for advertisers looking to engage with consumers throughout their journeys from the time they arrive into Chicago, Minneapolis and Milwaukee.”
Corvino’s experience has spanned the full media spectrum, building and running three of the largest and most respected sales and marketing organizations in the U.S. He has held the position of SVP and General Manager for AOL, Managing Director at the New York Times, and Corporate Head of Sales for Cablevision Systems. Corvino also brings extensive experience in commercial real estate as he owned and operated industrial parks and office and residential properties in various cities across the country.
“I am pleased to join Clear Channel Outdoor, especially at a time when the company is regularly coming to market with new, innovative solutions that help brands more strategically plan and measure their advertising campaigns,” said Corvino. “The Midwest teams have set the bar high with their consistent outperformance in growing revenues and securing premier brand partnerships, and I am very excited to work with such a talented group.”
Corvino is a graduate of Iona College. He has served on various boards including; Influential.co, Channel M and The Guardian Angel.
About Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: CCO) is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, with more than 650,000 displays in over 35 countries across five continents, including 43 of the 50 largest markets in the United States. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings offers many types of displays across its global platform to meet the advertising needs of its customers. This includes a growing digital platform that now offers over 1,200 digital billboards across 28 U.S. markets. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings’ International segment operates in 22 countries across Asia and Europe in a wide variety of formats. More information is available at www.clearchanneloutdoor.com
Jason D. King