Report: Gehron In Talks To Run Oprah Radio Division
May 26, 2006 at 5:47 AM (PT)
The CHICAGO SUN-TIMES' ROBERT FEDER reports that former CLEAR CHANNEL and INFINITY CHICAGO programming executive JOHN GEHRON is in "serious talks" to head up OPRAH WINFREY's HARPO RADIO INC. division. GEHRON left CLEAR CHANNEL as RVP in OCTOBER and previously served as VP of Programming/Co-COO for INFINITY.
The "OPRAH AND FRIENDS" channel is scheduled for a FALL debut on XM SATELLITE RADIO, coming from new radio facilities at HARPO STUDIOS in CHICAGO and featuring material from OPRAH regulars GAYLE KING, NATE BERKUS, BOB GREENE, MARIANNE WILLIAMSON, DR. MEHMET OZ, and DR. ROBIN SMITH.