Name Jon Landers
About 23 year veteran of radio with production and managerial experience.
Website URL
Category GMs, GSMs, Sales Professionals
Nationality American
Contact Details
Email rickilanders(at)
Cell Phone No. 8652472439
Telephone 8652472439
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City / Town Gatlinburg
Street Address 1119 Raintree Rd
Province / State TN
Country USA
[Availability & Optional Preferences]
Zip / Post Code 37738
Available to Start 2005-May-12
Location Preference Willing to relocate for the right position
[Education & Experience]
Positions Interested In? morning show, management, middday
Highest Education Bachelor's
Education Summary Walters State Community College, Greeneville, TN 2003-2005
Alexander City State Junior College, Alexander City, AL - A.S. of Science, 1986-1988
B.A. The Art Institute, Atlanta, GA 1989-1990
Work Experience Profile
A proven business developer/manager with over 25 years of successful experience creating opportunities for financial growth for my companies. Searching for a new challenge to put my many talents to task in improving all aspects of any opportunity both in operations and financially.
Production Director,/Afternoon Drive Announcer; East Tennessee Radio Group, WSEV-FM; Sevierville, TN 2011-NOW
Provide a compelling and entertaining afternoon drive show while maintaining the production requirements of our two stations and additional production for our other stations in outside markets within our media group.
CEO/CFO, Hickory Mist Luxury Cabin Rentals, Gatlinburg, TN 2005-2011
Started a luxury property management company from the ground up. Began with one $250,000 property and increased to $58 million in managed properties in 5 years. Increased sales from $500,000 in 2005 to $5.4 million by 2011. Oversaw all aspects of staff, hiring/firing, owner and contract negotiations, vendor relations, sales team training and goal setting and much more.
Senior Acquisitions Supervisor/Property Manager; Timber Tops Luxury Cabins; Sevierville, TN 2003-2005
Was the solitary contact for over 400 property owners. Responsible for evaluating and adding new properties to the management program in a highly competitive market. Managed staff of 3 assistants.
Promotions Director/Morning Show Host; Radio Greeneville, WIKQ-FM; Greeneville, TN 2000-2004
Developed marketing plans which increased sales by 45%. Managed and developed trade accounts in excess of $35,000 per year. Provided an entertaining and compelling morning show with my co-host.
Traffic Reporter; Skywatch Networks; Knoxville, TN 2000-2004
Compiled and delivered quality traffic reports in a fast-paced, highly stressful environment for over 12 radio and television stations.
President/CEO; East TN Online; Morristown, TN 1998-2005
Created an extremely successful Web and Graphic Design Company which also provided custom built PCs and Network Installations. Ran all aspects of the company from sales to training, budgeting and accounting to PC builds and installations.
Production Director/Afternoon Drive Announcer; Dick Broadcasting Company WIVK-FM/WOKI-FM; Knoxville, TN 1998-2000
Wrote and performed creative commercials and performed a highly successful afternoon drive program. Managed air staff in their production assignments.
Production Director/Afternoon Drive Announcer; McDonald Media Group WJCC-FM/WXFX-FM; Montgomery, AL 1996-1998
Managed the production staffs of 3 highly successful radio stations. Oversaw all station imaging for WJCC-FM and assisted in same with WXFX-FM. Responsible for 90% of all copywriting for all stations.
Senior Account Executive/Morning Show Host; Fuller Broadcasting; Auburn, AL 1994-1996
Rose quickly to top producing representative. Increasing revenues on list by over 68%. Provided a successful local morning show.
Senior Account Executive/ Air Talent; Dick Broadcasting Company WZRR-FM/WJOX-AM; Birmingham, AL 1993-1994
Took a non producing list from $0 gross to over $60,000 per month. Provided relief on-air work.
Assistant General Manager/Sales Manager/Morning Show Host; Dale Broadcasting Company, WZLM-FM; Alexander City, AL 1992-1993
Assisted in all aspects of running a successful radio station. Managed a very successful sales team. Provided an entertaining and compelling local morning show.
Reservations Floor Manager/Property Management; Walt Disney World Company; Orlando, FL 1989-1992
Worked with the reservation sales department. Responsible for training of representatives, guest services, outbound phones sales, and investor relations. Trained in Disneys property management philosophy. Created and directed artwork in the departmental newsletter.
Experience Years 11+ Yr
Salary Range 60,000
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