Carls joined WHAS in April of 1998 as the program director and went on to serve iHeartMedia in various capacities, including operations manager of the Louisville cluster, regional senior vice president of programming and national news/talk brand manager.
Previously stops included WLAC 1510 AM Nashville and WGY 810 AM in Albany, NY
“I have been working since the age of 16. Now, I’m ready to relax and have some fun,” said Carls.
iHM Kentucky-Indiana Region President Earl Jones said Carls has a strong understanding of the broadcast industry and has helped the company through the evolving radio landscape. “We will miss him tremendously, but wish him the best in his well-earned retirement,” he said.
A search is underway for Carls’ replacement.