WXTB Names James Howard PD, Ty Bailey APD
July 30, 2012 at 7:31 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL Active Rocker WXTB (98 ROCK)/TAMPA names JAMES HOWARD as PD and TY BAILEY Assistant PD. HOWARD previously programmed ROCK 98 until NOVEMBER 2009 and returned as PD in MAY 2012. He remains based out of the WASHINGTON D.C./BALTIMORE cluster, serving as a "remote" PD for 98 ROCK. HOWARD will also continue his role as PD for WWDC/WASHINGTON, D.C. and WQSR/BALTIMORE.
BAILEY will join 98 ROCK from WWDC, effective AUGUST 27th. Her previous programming experience includes roles as APD/MD at WCHH/BALTIMORE and PD at WKRL and WKLL/SYRACUSE-UTICA, NY. BAILEY will be based out of TAMPA BAY.
"We are very excited to have TY in the building with us on a day-to-day basis and to have JAMES return to WXTB," said OM DOUG HAMAND. "Our new programming team will help 98 ROCK achieve substantial ratings increases."
"WXTB has, and will always be my family, and I'm more than excited to work with TAMPA BAY's Rock station from WASHINGTON, D.C.," said HOWARD. "TY is an elite talent and valuable programmer who will carry on a storied tradition at 98 ROCK."
"I've loved my time at DC101 and it’s been an honor working at such a great station," said BAILEY. "I'm really looking forward to being a part of another iconic station like 98 ROCK."