Tony Matteo Named OM At Clear Channel Wichita
December 5, 2012 at 2:41 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT Adult Hits WHLK (106.5 THE LAKE)/CLEVELAND PD TONY MATTEO has been appointed as CLEAR CHANNEL's WICHITA cluster OM, starting JANUARY 2nd. MATTEO joined the CLEVELAND cluster in APRIL 2010 and launched THE LAKE in JANUARY 2011; he previously served as Assistant OM for CLEAR CHANNEL's SPRINGFIELD, MO cluster and as PD of Adult Hits KTOZ (ALICE 95.5). The WICHITA cluster includes AC KRBB (B98), Classic Rock KTHR (107.3 THE BREW), Top 40 KZCH (CHANNEL 963), and Country KZSN (KISSIN' 102.1).
“With family in the area, and an extensive knowledge of our market and cluster, from his days working in SPRINGFIELD, TONY is a perfect fit for this market and our array of stations," said WICHITA Market Manager ROB BURTON, “and we’re elated to have him join our team. With a solid track record and strong leadership abilities, I’m confident that TONY will step in and build upon the strong foundation laid by LYMAN JAMES, and help lead our team to even greater success.”
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to have worked with GARY MINCER and KEITH ABRAMS in bringing 106.5 THE LAKE to CLEVELAND,” said MATTEO. “My years here have been amazing. I’ve been a big fan of the WICHITA group for a long time and look forward to joining ROB BURTON, TOMMY AUSTIN and the talented, passionate people of CCM+E WICHITA."