Hartel Rises To Mid-Atlantic EVP At Alpha


On April 10, 2017, Mike Hartel was promoted from the role of SVP/Market Manager for Alpha Media‘s Columbia, S.C., station group to VP of the Mid-Atlantic Region.

He’s now received a shiny new title to tack on to his resume.

Hartel has just been named EVP of Alpha Media’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

This will see him oversee the company’s stations in Columbia, S.C.; Fredericksburg, Va.; Hagerstown-Chambersburg, Pa.; Bluefield, W. Va.; and in Canton and Dayton, Ohio.

He will also be working on special company revenue-oriented projects.

Hartel is a 25-year industry veteran who spent 12 years as a VP/General Manager with Curtis Media Group in Raleigh before joining Alpha Media.

He has also been a GSM for Clear Channel in Raleigh, and started his career as an Account Executive with Katz Media, in New York.

Alpha Media President/CEO Bob Proffitt said, “Mike has demonstrated leadership skills surpassing our expectations from day one of joining the company, and he has the unique ability to inspire and mentor those around him.”

Alpha EVP/Eastern Region Bill McElveen added, “Since joining Alpha four years ago, Mike has played an increasingly important role on our senior management team. His passion, enthusiasm and knowledge of our industry are remarkable and I’m excited that Mike’s outstanding leadership abilities are being recognized in this promotion.”