Steve Witten serves as Vice President & Market Manager for Auburn Networks LLC. In this role, he is responsible for all four radio stations, East Alabama Living magazine, and targeted digital marketing.
Witten is a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in Business Management as well as a graduate of Ohio University where he earned a master’s degree in Sports Administration.
After serving as Director of Marketing & Corporate Partnerships for Georgia Southern University Athletics, Witten joined Auburn Network Inc. in 1997. At Auburn, he was responsible for selling corporate partnerships with Auburn University Athletics which included signage, radio, television, print, and promotions.
Auburn Network sold the Auburn Athletics multimedia rights to ISP Sports in 2003. ISP was later acquired by IMG in 2010 which maintained the rights through 2016 when it lost the rights in a bid process. In total, Witten worked 19 years representing Auburn Athletics to corporate clients and rose to the title of Senior Associate General Manager.
Following his tenure with IMG, Witten served as a Media Sales Consultant with Raycom Media, representing both WTVM-TV (Columbus) and WSFA-TV (Montgomery), providing television and digital advertising solutions to businesses in the Auburn-Opelika area.
Witten returned to the Auburn Network family in the spring of 2018 as General Sales Manager.
Witten’s wife Beth serves on the Auburn City Council and is Mayor Pro Tem. Daughters Kate and Caroline are students in the Auburn City School System.