Heidi Raphael serves as the Vice President of Corporate Communication at Beasley Broadcast Group. In her role, she is responsible for overseeing the corporate communication and marketing efforts of the company’s 21 AM and FM radio stations in the Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets.
A dedicated philanthropist, the Buffalo resident is the first woman president of the Buffalo Broadcasters Association. She is a member of the Medaille College Board of Trustees, Vice President of the Buffalo History Museum Board of Managers and a member of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Advisory Board, where she created the Musician Medics Program, an initiative in which local musicians “play it forward” by performing music from room to room for patients and their families at several area hospitals.
On a national level, Heidi has been consistently recognized among the “Most Influential Women in Radio in the United States” by Radio Ink magazine on a yearly basis since 2006. In addition, she is the past spokesperson and executive committee member of the Mentoring & Inspiring Women (MIW) Radio Group.
A former NAB Radio Board member, Heidi currently serves on the board of the National Library of American Broadcasting. In addition, she is a member of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Heidi is a member of the Women’s Group, the Women’s TAP Fund, The Twentieth Century Club and the Buffalo Canoe Club. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Media Communications from Medaille College and Master of Arts degree from the University of Phoenix.