Cole will work with radio station personalities and program directors to oversee on-air content and music programming for all five stations in the Wilmington region. He will continue to serve as Program Director for WLAN 96.9 FM FM97 and WLAN 1390 AM Rumba in Lancaster, PA.
“Derrick’s one of our best up-and-coming programmers,” said Jeff Hurley, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia’s Allentown-Harrisburg region. “We’ve seen record-setting numbers since he began programming FM97 WLAN four years ago. We’re excited for this opportunity to expand his role within our region.”
“I'm excited for this next step in my career,” said Cole. “Thank you to iHeartMedia for this amazing opportunity, and to everyone in the region who have helped me grow. I'm happy to continue collaborating with such great people and I’m ready to jump in!”
Cole is a radio veteran who has programmed multiple formats, including CHR, Hot AC, Country and News Talk, and has worked as an on-air personality at stations in Long Island, Hartford and Poughkeepsie, as well as at Premiere Networks.