Greater Media/Boston VP/Market Mgr. Tom Baker Retires, Rob Williams Named His Replacement
January 30, 2012 at 8:33 AM (PT)
GREATER MEDIA/BOSTON VP/Market Mgr. TOM BAKER will be retiring from Classic Hits WROR, Alternative WBOS, Talk WTKK, AC WMJX and Country WKLB in the upcoming weeks.
"I will truly miss the day to day interaction with my wonderful co-workers and clients who have become my friends, but I am really looking forward to welcoming two additional grandchildren this year, one on the east coast and one on the WEST COAST, and spending more time with my growing family," said BAKER.
"TOM's contributions to the team have been immeasurable since he joined the organization in JANUARY of 2009," said GREATER MEDIA Chairman/CEO PETER SMYTH. "We wish him the very best as he begins the next chapter in his life. I consider it a privilege to call him my friend."
Rob Williams Named New Market Manager
ROB WILLIAMS has been tapped to replace TOM BAKER as Market Manager for GREATER MEDIA/BOSTON.
"ROB is the perfect choice to lead the GREATER MEDIA/BOSTON team," said SMYTH. "His wealth of knowledge and outstanding track record speaks for itself. We are thrilled to welcome him to our family."
"I have long admired PETER SMYTH and GREATER MEDIA," said WILLIAMS. "I am excited to lead the BOSTON team, which has a well-deserved reputation in the market for the strength of its people and stations. I can't wait to start!"
WILLIAMS is a veteran radio executive who has led some of the industry's most successful radio stations over his career. He was a long time executive with CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO, where he was responsible for the company's largest region by revenue (29 markets including major markets NEW YORK CITY, PHILADELPHIA and BOSTON), and later served as Pres./Market Manager for CLEAR CHANNEL/NEW YORK.