Changes At ELBC
June 1, 2006 at 12:05 PM (PT)
ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO. (ELBC) today announced that LONNIE GRONEK will become GM and TIM (KELLY) PARKISON will become Dir./Ops. for the company's 5-station radio group (Smooth Jazz WNWV & News/Talk WEOL-A/ELYRIA, OH, and Country WKFM, AC WLKR, and Oldies WLKR-A/LORAIN, OH), effective JULY 1. GRONEK previously served as Regional GM of 5 OHIO markets for WESTWOOD ONE's METRO NETWORKS, while PARKINSON is being promoted to his position from his role as Market Manager of ELBC's SANDUSKY cluster.
GARY KNEISLEY, President/GM of the radio division and veteran executive with ELBC, will remain with the company through the end of 2006. KNEISLEY, a well-known OHIO broadcaster, has headed the ELBC radio group for the past 22 years. He plans to retire from full-time management responsibilities beginning in 2007.