CCM+E/Chicago Names Tommy Austin VP/Programming, WLIT PD
March 18, 2013 at 2:59 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT has appointed TOMMY AUSTIN VP/Programming and PD for AC WLIT (LITE 93.9)/CHICAGO, effective MARCH 21st. Most recently Regional Program Manager for CCM+E stations in ST. LOUIS and KANSAS, including PD of Top 40 KSLZ/ST. LOUIS, AUSTIN will oversee all programming and digital operations for the seven-station cluster.
"TOMMY AUSTIN will bring more than two decades of programming experience to the CHICAGO market," CCM+E/CHICAGO EARL JONES said. "We look forward to him providing his tremendous programming expertise to the market and enhancing our already high-performing stations."
"I am beyond thrilled to join CCM+E/CHICAGO and learn from the seasoned PDs and staff," AUSTIN said. "I would like to thank the entire CLEAR CHANNEL team; I'm very enthusiastic to start this next chapter in my life."
AUSTIN replaces TONY COLES, who was recently promoted to CCM+E’s SVP/Programming for the WEST REGION.