March 11, 2024

Audacy Names Judy Lakin General Sales Manager in Houston

Audacy names Judy Lakin General Sales Manager in Houston. In this role, Lakin will handle revenue objectives by developing and growing client relationships, coaching account executives, creating sales opportunities, and delivering client results. She will report to Alana Lujan, Vice President of Sales.

“Judy’s extensive experience in talent development, coupled with her recent involvement in business development, multi-media buying and digital innovation, makes her a powerhouse addition to Audacy’s sales leadership team,” said Alana Lujan, Vice President of Sales, Audacy Houston. “With her expertise, Judy is poised to make an immediate and substantial impact. Here’s to an exciting journey with someone who will bring so much to the table!”

“I am thrilled to join the exceptional leadership team at Audacy,” said Lakin. “The Houston market’s wide variety of broadcast and digital products makes me eager for what will come. The local sales team’s incredible skills and high energy is a tremendous plus to this opportunity.”

Lakin has over 32 years of experience in high-profile leadership positions, including her latest role as President of Vista14 Advertising Agency, where she was on the company’s board. She comes to Audacy with prior experience working with Lujan as Director of Sales at Cox Media Group. Additional prior stops include Clear Channel Radio and New York Life. Lakin is a 2021 Texas Radio Hall of Fame inductee who holds the 2023 Living Legend Award from The Houston American Advertising Federation and is a six-time recipient of the Media Alliance Award, including the 2019 Silver Star of Excellence. She serves on the Executive Board for Houston Media Classic, The Snowdrop Foundation and  Made a Masterpiece. Lakin is also a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and a part of the Salt Grass Trail Ride.

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