Nico Leone Named GM At KCUR/Kansas City
May 18, 2012 at 3:49 AM (PT)
DOUBLE HELIX noncommercial Variety KDHX/ST LOUIS Co-Executive Director NICO LEONE has been named GM at UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY noncommercial KCUR/KANSAS CITY, filling the slot being vacated by the retiring PATRICIA DEAL CAHILL. KCUR made the announcement THURSDAY (5/17); LEONE will join the station in AUGUST.
LEONE has been with KDHX since 2004 and led the station's capital campaign to renovate a building in ST. LOUIS' art district for its new studios. CAHILL, who was recently elected Vice Chair of the CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING, has been with KCUR since 1987, also serving as Assistant Professor of Communications Studies at the college.