ROSS DILLEY AND JOHN GRAYSON ADDED TO DEVELOPMENT STAFF
Thursday October 26, 2006
For immediate release
Contact: Robert J. Burford
WKSU's Development Department is fully staffed with the addition of Development Associates Ross Dilley and John Grayson. Along with selling general underwriting, Dilley is working with nonprofit arts organizations that support the station through paid promotional announcements. Grayson's focus is corporate underwriting.
Dilley acted as Administrator at Blossom Music Center for a decade. In Northeast Ohio, he has also worked for the Akron Civic Theatre, First Night Akron and Mustard Seed Market. Originally from Boardman, Dilley holds a bachelor's degree in Business and Organizational Communications from The University of Akron. He currently lives in Akron's Highland Square.
Grayson also has a history serving area nonprofits, including time spent as a senior fundraiser at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, where he was Director of Development. He has also held a variety of senior sales management and corporate training positions in the private sector. Grayson has a Master of Public Administration degree and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from Cleveland State University's Levin College of Urban Affairs and holds a BA in radio/television from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He and his wife are residents of Cleveland Heights.
WKSU broadcasts NPR & Classical Music at 89.7 FM, and is a service of Kent State University. WKSU programming is also heard on WKRW 89.3 FM in Wooster, WKRJ 91.5 FM in Dover/New Philadelphia, WKSV 89.1 FM in Thompson, WNRK 90.7 in Norwalk, W298BA 107.5 FM in Boardman, and W239AZ 95.7 FM in Ashland. The WKSU web site is www.wksu.org.
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