“Cat has a stellar reputation for leading winning brands, and we are thrilled to welcome him to Chicago’s fastest growing radio station — SHE,” John Gallagher, vice president and market manager of Hubbard Radio Chicago, said in announcing the appointment Wednesday.
Chicago Media write Robert Feder reports that Thomas, whose real name is Bill Drake, most recently was vice president of programming for Entercom Communications in Austin, Texas.
He left the company after eight years last July.
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He succeeds Marty Bender, who cited personal reasons for resigning last summer.
“I am beyond excited about this opportunity with the best company in the business — Hubbard Radio,” Thomas said in a statement.
“The programming team in Chicago has done a fantastic job of launching and branding WSHE. I’m looking forward to collaborating with everyone on the team and leading SHE to even bigger successes, accomplishing all our goals and setting new ones.”