Joel Oxley

Joel Oxley

Senior Vice President and General Manager

Joel Oxley is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of WTOP and Federal News Radio.

He joined WTOP Radio in 1992 as a Sales Account Executive. He worked his way up the ranks at WTOP, moving from Account Executive, to National Sales Manager, to Local Sales Manager, to General Sales Manager, to General Manager in 1998. In 2001, Oxley took on the additional role of General Manager for WGMS, and in 2003 was named GM of Z104 Radio. In 2004, Federal News Radio, 1050 AM WFED , was added to the Bonneville D.C. Radio Group and Oxley was named Sr. Vice President and Market Manager of the entire division.

Prior to joining WTOP Radio, Oxley was in sales in print at the Washington Business Journal and the Chicago Tribune, and also in radio at WAVA in Washington, D.C.

Oxley graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Management from Virginia Tech.

Oxley has served many years on the board of the Metropolitan Police Boys and Girls Clubs, and has led his radio stations to multiple awards including numerous Edward R. Murrow Awards, and National Association of Broadcasters’ Marconi and Crystal Awards for excellence in community service.

He has won many industry awards for his achievements; including being named one of the “Top Managers in Radio in 2005 and 2007” by Radio Ink Magazine.

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