From a press release:
“Greater Media, Inc. announces Heidi Raphael has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Communication. She most recently served in the role of Vice President of Corporate Communication since February of 2008.
â€œIt is a privilege to be able to promote Heidi to the position of senior vice president at Greater Media,â€ said Greater Media Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Peter Smyth. â€œShe has done an outstanding job of overseeing our corporate communication efforts. We are very fortunate to have her on our team.â€
â€œI am so very grateful to the Bordes Family, Peter Smyth and everyone at Greater Media for this amazing opportunity,â€ said Raphael. â€œI consider it an incredible privilege to work for such a wonderful company in the radio industry for the past 20 years.â€
The Western New York native began her radio career at WGRF-FM and WHTT-FM in Buffalo, New York. Raphael has been consistently recognized among the â€œMost Influential Women in Radioâ€ by Radio Ink magazine on an annual basis since 2006.
She is the past spokesperson and executive committee member of the Mentoring & Inspiring Women (MIW) Radio Group. A former NAB Radio Board member, Raphael currently serves on the board of the Library of American Broadcasting and is the current President of the Buffalo Broadcasters Association. In addition, she is a member of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Greater Media, Inc. is the parent company of 21 AM and FM radio stations in the Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets. The company also owns a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey and several telecommunications towers located throughout the United States.”