Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Springfield MO Radio:Tom Oakes Named OM At Scripps Cluster

Tom Oakes
Scripps Broadcasting has announced the addition of Tom Oakes AS Operations Manager ofr its five-station cluster.

The Springfield Cluster includes Country KTTS, Adult Hits KRVI, CHR KSPW, and News/Talk KSGF-A/F.

Oakes joins Scripps from Anchorage AK where he was VP/GM for Ohana Media Group.

He will handle day-to-day programming for KTTS 94.7 FM, succeeding the late Mark Grantin.

"Tom joins us with a wealth of experience having operated every format we have here in Sprinfield," said Scripps/Springfield VP/GM Rex Hansen.

"His experience as a former General Manager will be vital to moving our team forward and asking what can we do to innovate and continue driving our brands forward."

KTTS 94.7 FM (100 Kw) Red=Local Coverage Area
Added Oakes, "I’m excited to be joining the team ... I am also very humbled to be asked to step into Mark Grantin's role and continue the great work he performed so well in leading and keeping KTTS on top of the Springifled market over the years. My deepest thanks to everyone at Scripps for this opportunity. I’m looking forward to getting started next week!"

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