Veteran affiliate rep joins LRN.

Local Radio Networks (LRN) has snagged Matt Caldaronello as vice president of affiliate sales. Caldaronello has more than 20 years of network radio experience in 24/7 music formats, most recently as vice president of affiliate management for Westwood One.

“Matt is one of network radio’s most highly respected affiliate sales and relations professionals,” commented Steve Swick, President and Chief Executive Officer of LRN. “He is passionate about the 24/7 music format business and cares deeply about [the affiliates]. His long-term relationships will be an asset to the radio stations migrating to LRN.”

“Broadcasters are ready for a positive change,” stated Caldaronello. “LRN is dedicated exclusively to 24/7 music programming, which allows them to focus entirely on the needs of local broadcasters.”

Matt can be reached via email,; at his Los Angeles office, 661-414-7535; or on mobile, 661-618-2684. More executive announcements from LRN are expected in the coming weeks.