Jordan Smith joins EMF as Chief Marketing Officer

Educational Media Foundations has appointed Jordan Smith as Chief Marketing Officer.

Smith joins EMF from Compassion International where she served as Marketing Manager. She previously served as Director of Promotions for Salem Communications in Portland, Director of Promotions and Marketing for KSBJ Houston, and Head of National Promotions for Tooth & Nail Records and Capitol CMG on the record label side.

Educational Media Foundation, parent ministry of radio networks K-LOVE and Air1, announces the appointment of Jordan Smith as chief marketing officer, effective immediately.

Having recently served as Director of Marketing at Compassion International, a nonprofit that has partnered with K-LOVE and Air1 to help alleviate poverty, Smith brings 17 years of radio and home experience. discs to his new role.

“Jordan’s work in Christian music has prepared her well for the adventures that await her here at EMF,” said Dean Sell, vice president of marketing for Educational Media Foundation. “We are thrilled to have someone of his caliber and skill set join our growing team.”

“I couldn’t be happier,” Smith said of her new position. “As the two largest Christian music radio networks, K-LOVE and Air1 bring hope to millions across the country and around the world. It is a blessing to be able to contribute to such meaningful and purposeful work.

Smith started in radio in 2005 in Portland, Ore, at Salem Communications and after five years leading the marketing and promotions team for KFIS and KPDQ, she moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to work on the label at both Tooth & Nail Records and Capitol CMG as Head of National Promotions.

After seven years of building relationships with programmers nationwide and working on countless No. 1 singles, Jordan returned to radio in 2017, joining KSBJ and NGEN in Houston.

As Marketing Director of the Educational Media Foundation, Jordan will lead a team of campaign managers who will work with product owners to develop and execute comprehensive and coordinated campaigns across all EMF-owned marketing channels (on-air, digital, live events, etc.).