WBEZ Ups Justin Kaufmann To Exec. Producer/Middays
December 23, 2011 at 9:51 AM (PT)
CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA Variety WBEZ/CHICAGO has promoted JUSTIN KAUFMANN to Exec. Producer of Midday Programming. TIMEOUT CHICAGO's ROBERT FEDER reports that KAUFMANN "will focus on local broadcast content and 'attendant interactive media for WBEZ’s midday presence,' according to a memo from CPM Pres./CEO TOREY MALATIA."
KAUFMANN will oversee the planned FEBRUARY 1st launch of a two-hour afternoon show anchored by STEVE EDWARDS, who’s now Dir./Content Development.
KAUFMANN wrote the following on his blog: "We have two goals: 1) To provide the audience with the best possible talk programming in the CHICAGO area, and 2) To beat THE PACKERS."