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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

American Media Services Announces Promotion of Charles Andrew Whatley To President of American Media Services-Interactive

CHARLESTON, S.C.--American Media Services (AMS) today announced the promotion of Charles Andrew Whatley to President of American Media Services-Interactive. An affiliate company of AMS, AMSi is a digital media consulting company to broadcasters, print media, church organizations and corporate clients. Mr. Whatley recently joined AMSi as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He came to AMSi from Kiptronic, Inc., San Francisco, CA, where he served as Vice President of Strategic Relationships and Vice President of Advertising. Whatley’s strategic and tactical experience within traditional and emerging media platforms will be utilized in this new position. His responsibilities also will include the operation and growth of AMSi’s streaming audio website with over 200 channels of free ad supported music entertainment and social networking attributes. “I feel very fortunate to be part of this progressive, forward leaning organization. The American Media Services founders have been highly successful in the broadcast space,” said Whatley. “We are now poised to leverage that value in digital and online media opportunities."

In announcing Mr. Whatley’s promotion, Frank McCoy, President and CEO of American Media Services said: “Andy Whatley has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and organizational skills, while retaining a contagious enthusiasm for the customer-centric view of every challenge he faces. His team and our customers are all fortunate we have Andy.”

American Media Services is a full-service radio brokerage, engineering, developmental engineering and internet technologies firm. The Internet imitative division was established in December of 2006. “American Media Services Interactive has an ambitious mission to bring together a source for broadcasters and corporations to take advantage of the opportunities that abound today with emerging media vehicles,” said Ed Seeger, Chairman, American Media Services. “Andy’s successful track record in directing traditional and emerging media properties was a determining factor in our making this appointment.”

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