CCM+E/L.A. Names James Harness Imaging Dir. For KIIS, KYSR
November 13, 2012 at 1:58 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT/LOS ANGELES has appointed JAMES HARNESS (a.k.a. SKORCH) as Imaging Dir. for Top 40 KIIS FM and Alternative KYSR (98-7fm) effective immediately. HARNESS joins fellow Imaging Dir. FORREST MARTIN; together they will work together to produce compelling format-specific on air promos for the stations, and will continue to consult with CCM+E National Platforms VP/Imaging KELLY DOHERTY.
"SKORCH is very skilled and creative,"CCM+E SVP/Programming JOHN IVEY said. "He brings not only a fresh perspective to these stations, but also understands the market and the competitive landscape. I think this team of outstanding Imaging Directors is going to turn out some amazing stuff. I can’t wait to hear what they’ve got!"
HARNESS started in 1997 as morning show producer at KROQ/LOS ANGELES before working up to Imaging Dir. In 2005, he moved on to 92-3 KROCK and 923 NOW/NEW YORK and WFNX/BOSTON. Said HARNESS, "I'm all triple smile face to join such a forward thinking company and creative team in my hometown of L.A."