Bill White Named PD At KQTH-KFFN/Tucson
July 26, 2013 at 11:01 AM (PT)
JOURNAL Talk KQTH (104.1 THE TRUTH)-Sports KFFN-A-K285DL (1490/104.9 ESPN TUCSON)/TUCSON has named veteran Talk programmer BILL WHITE as PD, starting AUGUST 5th. WHITE was most recently at TRIBUNE Talk WGN-A/CHICAGO and previously programmed WBT-A-F/CHARLOTTE, KDKA-A/PITTSBURGH, and KMBZ-A-KCMO-A-KKGM-A/KANSAS CITY.
"I am pleased to announce, after a long and exhausting search, we have found the
perfect program director for 104.1 THE TRUTH KQTH-FM and ESPN TUCSON 1490/1049fm KFFN-AM/FM and we are fortunate to add a team member with his talent and background of success, ” said JOURNAL TUCSON OM SHAUN HOLLY. “BILL WHITE will be joining the JOURNAL TUCSON radio programming team on AUGUST 5 with an impressive resume and passion for News/Talk and Sports/Talk. BILL comes to us from WGN CHICAGO, where he spent the last 2 years programming one of AMERICA's premier talk radio stations. Prior to that BILL's programming history included Operations Manager/Director of Programming & News for legendary WBT AM/FM CHARLOTTE for 11 years following his news and sports programming of KMBZ/KCMO/KKGM in KANSAS CITY and KDKA PITTSBURGH, AMERICA's first radio station.”
WHITE added, "I am thrilled to be joining SHAUN HOLLY, JIM ARNOLD, Vice President & General Manager, and the talented team at THE TRUTH, ESPN TUCSON and JOURNAL BROADCAST GROUP/TUCSON. JOURNAL is a company committed to creating great local content through all media platforms- radio, TV, digital, and publishing. THE TRUTH and ESPN are strong brands and I am very excited to work with their talented line-up".