Bonneville International announces Val Maki as new Market Manager for San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO—Bonneville International has chosen Val Maki to lead their San Francisco stations (KOIT-FM, KMVQ-FM, KBLX-FM & KUFX-FM), as Senior Vice President and Market Manager.

“Val is a dynamic and innovative leader who knows how to grow business and strengthen brands,” said Darrell Brown, President of Bonneville International. “I believe her experience and track record will position our stations for long-term success in the Bay Area.” 

Previously, Maki served with Emmis Communications as Senior Vice President/Market Manager for their Los Angeles market and as Radio Division Vice President.  

She served most recently as Vice President/Strategic Partnerships with Sound That BRANDS, a brand podcast company specializing in custom high-quality brand content development and marketing. She has also served with Emmis Communications in various executive roles in New York, Chicago, Boston, St. Louis, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Austin.  

“It is a privilege to join the Bonneville San Francisco team and a company that I have respected for so long,” said Maki. “This is a terrific opportunity for me to work with all the great people at Bonneville in serving our community, our advertisers and partners, and our employees.  Together we can continue to build on the solid foundation that the San Francisco team has established and be local media that matters in the Bay Area.”

Maki is replacing Bonneville’s former San Francisco market manager Carl Gardner who recently retired after 43 years in the broadcast industry.

About Bonneville International Corporation
Bonneville International is an integrated media and marketing solutions company dedicated to building up, connecting, informing and celebrating families and communities. Founded in 1964, Bonneville currently operates radio and TV stations, local websites and other digital distribution assets in six western U.S. markets. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Bonneville is a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, a for-profit arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For more information about Bonneville International, please visit