Marty Bender Named PD At WILV
June 3, 2013 at 9:09 AM (PT)
HUBBARD Adult Hits WILV (REWIND 100.3)/CHICAGO has named veteran programmer MARTY BENDER as PD. BENDER replaces BARRY JAMES, who retired from radio last month after 20 years with the CHICAGO properties.
HUBBARD SVP/Programming GREG SOLK commented, "We believe with MARTY, we have found a programmer with the perfect balance of programming savvy, branding vision and mad scientist. We are looking forward to welcoming MARTY into our HUBBARD fraternity."
BENDER's resume includes over two decades in INDIANAPOLIS with Rocker WFBQ and the "BOB AND TOM" syndicated morning show. Additional stops include WWWM/CLEVELAND, WSKS/CINCINNATI, WRIF/DETROIT and VP/Operations for PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS.
BENDER said, "Sincere thanks to GREG SOLK, JERRY SCHNACKE and the entire staff at HUBBARD/CHICAGO for the opportunity and for the warm welcome to their great station, company and city. To me, CHICAGO is still the greatest radio market in the country, and it’s my desire is to help them craft REWIND 100.3 into AMERICA’s best sounding Adult Contemporary/Adult hits station."