Former GMG Radio group sales director Julian Carter has been appointed Commercial Director for UTV’s independent local radio stations and talkSPORT regional sales.
Since leaving GMG last year, Julian has been working with publishing firm Ten Alps.
At UTV, he replaces Mark Wright, who left recently for family reasons.
Julian's responsibilities at UTV will include working with national sales house First Radio Sales, which is jointly-owned by UTV Radio and TLRC, as well as taking on a wider brief with responsibility for the talkSPORT’s regional sales team based in Birchwood, Cheshire.
Calum Macaulay, UTV Director of Local Radio said: “Julian is highly driven and ambitious and will make an immediate and positive impact on our business. He’s got a stack of media sales experience and a proven track record in driving revenue at a local, regional, and national level.”
On joining UTV Media, Carter said: “I’ve enjoyed my time at Ten Alps but love radio and I’m looking forward to the challenge and working with the team at UTV Media.”
He starts on October 26th and will report to Calum Macaulay.