Rob Morris Named OM Of KMNB & KZJK At CBS Radio/Minneapolis
January 3, 2012 at 8:23 AM (PT)
Former CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 KDWB and N/T KTCN-/MINNEAPOLIS OM/PD ROB MORRIS, who announced his departure last month (NET NEWS 12/5) is joining CBS RADIO's Country KMNB (BUZ’N@1029) and Adult Hits KZJK (104.1 JACK FM)/MINNEAPOLIS as OM, effective MONDAY, JULY 2nd.
In his new role, MORRIS will be responsible for overseeing the operations of both KZJK and KMNB, in addition to managing the programming, talent and production as PD of KMNB BUZ’N@1029.
Before taking on his new role at CBS RADIO/MINNEAPOLIS, MORRIS has joined CBS RADIO/ORLANDO Top 40/Rhythmic WJHM (102 JAMZ) working as an onsite consultant alongside the programming team led by BOBBY SMITH, effective immediately.
CBS RADIO/MINNEAPOLIS SVP/Market Mgr. MICK ANSELMO said, "I'm exceptionally pleased to have ROB MORRIS join us in JULY. He has the heart of a warrior and his hiring is sure to guarantee results. He's a franchise programmer and having him join our team is great for our stations."
And, CBS RADIO/ORLANDO SVP/Market Manager DAVE ROBBINS added, "This is an exciting time for WJHM, and to have a programmer with ROB's talent available to our staff is outstanding."
MORRIS told ALL ACCESS, "I'm thrilled to join CBS RADIO and to be given this great opportunity. I believe you win with people, and there are a lot of great people at CBS RADIO. Many thanks to (Pres.) DAN MASON, (EVP/Ops) SCOTT HERMAN, (SVP/Programming) GREG STRASSELL, (VP/Country Programming) JEFF KAPUGI, DAVE ROBBINS, (VP/Programming) DOM THEODORE, and especially MICK ANSELMO for bringing me aboard."