WMVY/mvyradio has named Bill Bartholomew to its underwriting sales executive team. Mr. Bartholomew will focus on corporate sponsorship opportunities in the Newport, Providence, and greater Rhode Island area, according to a press release.

The Vineyard-based nonprofit radio station reaches Rhode Island on 96.5 FM.

Mr. Bartholomew is a musician and professional soccer referee, and grew up in southern Rhode Island. He will work with WMVY underwriting sales executive Tom Callahan in Newport, R.I.

WMVY 88.7 FM is a listener and local business supported independent station. It serves the Cape and Islands on 88.7 FM.