Meet New Market President for Townsquare Media Oneonta
Townsquare Media, serving Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego Counties with our eleven radio stations, has a new Market President, John Button. Here at Townsquare Media, headquartered in Oneonta, we are excited to welcome him and would like to introduce him to all our listeners.
What's the best way to get to know someone? Throw a whole bunch of questions at them so that's what we did. Check out John's answers below...
Q: John, where did you grow up and where do you call home now?
A: I grew up in Frankfort NY, I live in Herkimer NY now.
Q: Tell us briefly what your career background is.
A: I was owner of a family business right out of college, then Sales at Hibu (Yellow Pages),then Digital Sales Manager at WKTV.
Q: What has brought you to Townsquare Media Oneonta as the Market President?
A: I wanted to join a company that sees the future of advertising and growing sales for small businesses.
A: Watching sports, traveling, spending time with my family, and taking in an occasional poker game for fun.
Q: Favorite sports teams?
A: Buffalo Bills, Syracuse Orange
Q: What do you like best about living/working in Central New York?
A: The people are fantastic, down-to-earth, and hard working. I enjoy the change of seasons the most. It's beautiful here!
Q: Are you a family guy?
A: Yes, I have been with my wife since we were 15, we were high school sweethearts. We have 4 terrific children who make us proud everyday. We have 2 grandsons and 1 more due in February. All bring sunshine into our hearts everyday.
Q: What is your vision for Townsquare Media Oneonta?
A: Become more active in the community and bring services that help local businesses grow.
Q: Who are your heroes?
A: First was my Father who taught me a great work ethic, also military people who sacrifice so much to protect our freedom.