Tidwell will oversee all operations for Tucson's seven-station cluster. Clear Channel Tucson owns and operates KRQQ-FM, KYWD-FM, KNST-AM, KOHT-FM, KMIY-FM, KTRZ-AM and KXEW-AM.
He is joining the local market from Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Hartford/New Haven, where since 2009 he has served as program director for WWYZ. He also supported the re-imaging and programming for WELI, WAVZ, WPOP and WUCS.
Prior to joining Clear Channel, Tidwell was chief operating officer for Southern Star Broadcasting in Memphis, where he oversaw day-to-day business operations with a focus on strategic sales and programming.