Leighton Broadcasting Announces Winona Market General Manager

posted by Stephanie Theisen

Leighton Broadcasting is pleased to announce Jim Allgeier as General Manager for Leighton Broadcasting, Winona.

Jim Allgeier

Allgeier will manage the community-focused, five-radio station cluster.  He will be responsible for the administrative, technical, program, and sales aspects of the Winona market

Stephanie Theisen, VP of Sales and Marketing for Leighton Broadcasting said, “Jim is an accomplished media expert with experience in radio and beyond. The addition of a radio veteran, like Allgeier, with over 19 consecutive years in the business will provide the direction and leadership we have been seeking for our Winona market.”

Jim was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he then continued on to receive a degree in Accounting and Management from the University of Dayton, Ohio. Allgeier then worked in the billboard business for 15 years where he had roles in Sales, Sales Management and General Management. He has spent the last 19 years in the radio business as both a General Manager and Market Manager. The last seven years he has served as the market manager for six radio stations in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Allgeier stated, “I am excited to be a part of a company like Leighton Broadcasting and look forward to leading and growing the great team they have in place, in Winona, as well as getting to know the town and community.”

About Leighton Broadcasting

Leighton Broadcasting is a diverse company dedicated to serving numerous industries across all of Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota. Leighton not only owns radio stations, but also produces events and is an interactive design and marketing company. Leighton Broadcasting believes in partnership and ensuring consistent marketing messages founded in a solid strategy across all channels. Leighton Broadcasting has 26 radio stations across 7 markets.

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