Milano Joins the Katz Digital Audio Leadership Team to Help Drive Growth in Streaming, Podcasting and Programmatic Audio Sales
New York, NY — August 22, 2023 — Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media sales company, announced today the continued growth of its digital sales division to meet its ever-expanding position in the marketplace. Katz Digital Audio, America’s leading offering for streaming audio and podcasting, has named Dominick Milano as Senior Vice President, Sales Director and Programmatic Audio Lead, effective immediately. He will report to Scott Porretti, President of Katz Digital Audio.
Katz Digital Audio is a true audio anywhere platform, providing advertisers access to more than 5,000 audio streams and 275,000 podcasts, reaching 230 million monthly consumers. Katz’s digital team is comprised of trusted media specialists dedicated to the digital audio space, working extensively with thousands of advertisers and the agency community to create premium, data-driven campaigns with proven results.
“For over 130 years, Katz has been a leader in the advertising arena with its pulse on the ever-changing market serving as a trusted partner to an ever-expanding portfolio of publishers and brands nationwide. Katz’s unmatched reach and premium content help brands engage with unique audiences across any device, geography, or target segment,” said Mark Gray, CEO of Katz Media Group.
Joining the Katz Digital leadership team, Milano is an industry frontrunner at the intersection of audio and technology, with an extensive background in programmatic digital audio solutions, audio sales, and industry AdTech. In his new role, Milano will lead one of Katz’s dedicated digital sales teams and drive Katz’s fast-growing programmatic audio offering, Audiology, the largest programmatic audio marketplace delivering precision data-driven audiences at scale.
“I have known and admired Dominick for many years in the audio industry for his passion, knowledge and work ethic. I am thrilled to see him return to Katz, where he will play a significant role in continuing to grow our digital marketplace and advocate for the unique, powerful value audio delivers brands to reach their consumers,” said Scott Porretti, President of Katz Digital Audio.
“The timing of my return could not be any better. Digital audio has grown monumentally through industry innovation and programmatic execution becoming more commonplace. Under Scott Porretti’s leadership, Katz’s digital position is well-established and ready to expand. I’m excited to play a role in its current success and new growth,” said Dominick Milano, Senior Vice President, Sales Director and Programmatic Audio Lead.
Milano brings over 25+ years of audio sales and AdTech experience back to Katz, where he began his career in audio in roles including Market Research Specialist and New York Sales Manager. Most recently, Milano served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Azerion North America (formerly known as Targetspot). Before Targetspot, Milano held the Executive Vice President role for Triton Digital.
About Katz Media Group:
Katz Media Group is the largest media representation company in America, delivering advertisers’ local impact on a national scale. Katz provides access to over 250 million weekly active consumers across the country through its three companies – Katz Radio Group, Katz Television Group and Katz Digital Group – collectively serving as the trusted sales partner to more than 3,300 radio stations, 800+ television stations and an expansive portfolio of video and audio digital partners. With audiences in every market, Katz uses its unparalleled national reach, latest technology, data, and strategic insights to create custom campaigns to help advertisers target and connect with local consumers nationwide. Katz is based in New York City, with 13 regional offices. For more information, visit us online at www.katzmedia.com and www.katzmulticultural.com.
About Katz Digital Audio:
Katz Digital Audio is the largest digital audio offering in the U.S. Our all-premium digital audio solutions encompass broadcast streams, pure-play, podcasting, and emerging audio platforms. Katz Digital Audio and its brands, including Audiology, PodKatz, Unidos, and United, is a true audio anywhere solution reaching every device, geography, platform, and demographic. For more information, visit us online at www.katzdigital.com.