Radio Industry Vet Joins CRN

NEW HAVEN, CT – CRN International, the radio marketing and promotions pioneer, has added a veteran radio industry sales professional to its award-winning team.

Leslie Heinemann, most recently with Radio Disney, brings 30 years of leadership and sales experience to CRN. She will be based in CRN’s Detroit office and assume the title of Director of Strategy and Development, reporting to CRN Managing Director of Strategy and Development, Robert O’Mara.

Heinemann will handle a wide range of territories and market segments for CRN, including but not limited to the automotive, restaurant and telecommunications industries. She will be working with companies nationwide.

At Radio Disney, Heinemann supervised sales, marketing, new business development, promotion and engineering functions in Detroit. In 2013, she achieved the highest Radio Disney honor of being one of six “MillionEars Club” stations.

She also has held sales and leadership roles with Citadel Communications, Interep and Katz Radio Group, where collectively she has been recognized with numerous sales awards and achievements.

“We couldn’t be more excited about adding another true professional to our sales organization,” said O’Mara.

Heinemann noted, “CRN has been a real pioneer in radio marketing and promotions. I’m looking forward to sharing CRN’s unique approach and exceptional record of success with many brands looking to take their campaigns to another level.”

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Heinemann holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication for Radio/TV/Film/Marketing from Bowling Green State University.

About CRN International

CRN International ( uses radio differently to solve marketing challenges for major brands. For 40 years it has employed radio in non-traditional ways to meet marketing objectives for some of the world’s best-known brands. The company is based in Hamden, CT, and has offices in New York; Minneapolis; Detroit; and Hershey, PA.

For more information, contact:

Jim Alkon
Marketing Director
CRN International