Friday, October 16, 2015

iHM Makes Mass. Programming Moves

iHeartMedia/Springfield and Worcester has announced some programming moves:
  • John Thomas is named Senior VP/Programming for Springfield
  • Tony Bristol is now PD of AC WSRS 94.9 FM and N/T WTAG 590 AM in Worcester
  • Kevin Johnson is promoted to PD of HotAC WHYN 93.1 FM and N/T WHYN 560 AM in Springfield
"I'm ecstatic to join iHeartMedia Springfield and consider it an honor to help lead an already successful team," said Thomas. "I'm thankful for the opportunity and look forward to seeing what we can accomplish with these heritage brands."

"An opportunity to work for the largest media company in the world is so exciting," added Bristol. "iHeartMedia's WSRS and WTAG are true brands in Worcester and I can't wait to get started leading the team there."

"I'm excited to return to Springfield to program two heritage stations and work closely with a pro like JT," said Johnson. "I am thankful for the opportunity I've had to grow in Worcester and look forward to the next step in Springfield."

"I couldn't be more thrilled for the future having added JT and Tony to the long list of great programmers not only in my region but in iHeartMedia overall," commented Rob Anthony, Senior VP/Programming for Providence, Springfield, Worcester, Portsmouth and Manchester. "Both JT and Tony bring a long history of winning to their respective markets and their leadership will shine in these key roles. Kevin joining JT in Springfield will be the perfect complement to the equation... this is a very exciting time for the region."

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