John O'Connell Named PD At Tampa's 98.7 The Fan And CBS Sports Radio 1010
January 17, 2013 at 10:41 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO Sports WHFS-F (SPORTS RADIO 98.7 THE FAN) and Sports WHFS-A (CBS SPORTS RADIO 1010)/TAMPA have named former CBS RADIO WEST PALM BEACH cluster OM/PD JOHN O’CONNELL as PD, effective JANUARY 22nd. O'CONNELL worked at several stations in BOSTON before moving to FLORIDA as PD at then-Alternative WPBZ (103.1 THE BUZZ)/WEST PALM BEACH.
SVP/Market Manager BEN HILL said, “I have complete confidence in JOHN’s experience and leadership, having worked closely with him over the years. He is confident and 'walks the walk' when it comes to achieving results. And the fact that no one can match what we offer when it comes to sports programming will enable JOHN to create a listener experience that is completely driven by the fans.”
“I am thrilled to rejoin CBS RADIO and become part of TAMPA's No. 1 sports team,” said O’CONNELL. “This is an exciting time for Sports radio and I’m looking forward to leading the stations to a solid ratings victory.”