A Furst For Houston: Alan Furst Named PD At News 92 FM
December 14, 2012 at 7:58 AM (PT)
RADIO ONE RVP DOUG ABERNETHY, Market Manager for the company's stations in HOUSTON and DALLAS, has named ALAN FURST as PD for KROI (NEWS 92 FM)/HOUSTON beginning JANUARY 7, 2013. Since the station's sign on just over a year ago, programming responsibilities have been covered by consultant ED SHANE in cooperation with RADIO ONE's corporate programming staff.
FURST is a former consultant for SHANE MEDIA and has spent over twenty years working in TEXAS markets, and is currently the PD at WIBC (NEWS-TALK 93)/INDIANAPOLIS.
"ALAN is exactly the programming pro we've been looking for," said ABERNETHY. "He's got the talent, the drive, the enthusiasm, and, most importantly, a track record of success. He knows the market, he knows the format, and we are confident ALAN can deliver big results."
"I'm thrilled to return to HOUSTON and join NEWS 92 FM," said FURST. "RADIO ONE has put together a great team and the energy in the building is electric. We're going to build something very big and very special that will become a force in the nation’s fourth largest city."