Saturday, February 25, 2017

Augusta GA Radio: Tim Snell Named iHM SVP/Programming

iHeartMedia announced Friday that Tim “Minnesota Fattz” Snell has been named the Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Augusta.

Snell is one half of the Fattz and Cher Morning Show on 96.3 Kiss FM and the program director for the iHeartMedia Augusta urban brands, urban adult contemporary, WKSP 96.3 KissFM and hip-hop formatted WPRW Power 107.7 FM.

Snell will be responsible for day to-day programming operations for six multi-formatted brands including HotAC WBBQ 104.3 FM, Classic Rock WEKW Eagle 102.3 FM, WPRW Power 107, Urban/AC WKSP 96.3 Kiss FM, Country WLUB105.7 FM the Bull and WLUB 106.3 HD2 Bull Icons. He will work closely with the program directors, on-air personalities and sales to oversee the on-air content, digital footprint and music programming for the formats.

“We are really thrilled to have a guy with Tim’s kind of experience and longevity in the market to lead our cluster’s programming efforts,” said Brian Michael, Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia. “He has a proven track record of driving ratings as an on-air talent and programmer and I know he will be an assest to our cluster’s continued success.”

“I am honored to be given this tremendous opportunity,” said Snell. “iHeartMedia Augusta has great products and a super team who have passion and a winning attitude that continues to grow our brands. I am excited to start another chapter in my career and look forward to the new challenge.”

WKSP 96.3 FM (20 Kw) Red=Local Coverage Area
With a historic thirty-year broadcasting and programming career, Tim “Minnesota Fattz” Snell has received many local and national accolades. He is the recipient of the 2014 President Barack Obama Community Award and the Boy Scott Eagle Award. Fattz is also a past winner of the Radio Personality of The Year Awards and the BRE Award for Program Director and Station of the Year.

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