Craig Whetstine, Heartland Vice General Manager of Eagle River Market


Craig Whetstine has more than 15 years of radio broadcast station management experience with respected broadcasters Fisher, Entercom and Clear Channel in Butte, MT and Portland, OR.

Whetstine also spent more than 15 years with the Westwood One Radio Networks, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, CA, as Vice President and Director of Affiliate Sales. His duties included Director of Broadcast Operations for the Dallas Cowboys Football Radio Network (English and Spanish), CBS Radio Network, CNN Radio Network, MarketWatch Radio Network, The Source Radio Network and 30 Westwood One Entertainment Division programs which included "Casey Kasem's Weekly Top 40," "The Beatle Years," and "The Superstar Concet Series."

Craig is married to Beth Whetstine and they have a 9-year-old daughter, Sydney. Beth is also a broadcaster; she works out of office in their family home as National Sales Manager for Verstandig Broadcasting, a radio group headquartered in Greencastle, PA, that serves a four-state area from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD; from Harrisburg, PA to Winchester, VA.

Among the many outdoor activities Craig enjoys, he is a United States Soccer Federation grade 7 referee and grade 9 instructor as well as a qualified high school soccer referee. Craig also likes to cross-country ski with Beth and Sydney and to spend time in the outdoors with his family. Beth is an accomplished downhill skier; she is looking forward to hitting the Northwoods slopes at places like Ski Brule, Indianhead, Blackjack, Whitecap, Big Powderhorn, Rib Mountain, etc.

Craig received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and English from San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.