CEO, Times-Shamrock Communications

Jim Loftus

Jim Loftus began his career in radio as an On-Air personality in Northeastern PA in 1977. He is the CEO of Times-Shamrock Communications, based in Scranton. They own radio stations in Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre, Baltimore, and Milwaukee, and Shamrock Outdoor in NEPA. Prior to that he was the COO of 7 Mountains Media, operating over 150 radio signals in 14 markets across PA and NY . In 2015 he became the President and CEO at WBEB- B101/Philadelphia. Jim spent over 10 years as a Vice-President with CBS Radio in Philadelphia, serving as the General Manager of WOGL, WYSP, and as Director of Sales for their six station cluster and CBS For nine years he was Chief Operating Officer of Times-Shamrock Communications. Earlier in his career Jim was the VP/GM for Susquehanna Radio’s five stations in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and the Director of Sales at Power 99 FM/ WUSL and Famous 56/WFIL in Philadelphia. Jim is on the board of the PAB, and a board member at St. Mary’s Villa Senior Care Campus in Elmhurst, PA. He taught communications at Temple University for 16 years. Jim is a 1981 graduate of Marywood College with a degree in Communication Arts. He and his wife Renee have an adult daughter, Riley, and reside at Moosic Lakes in NEPA.