John Barone Named PD Of KRRF And KVEN
August 21, 2013 at 1:34 PM (PT)
CUMULUS/OXNARD-VENTURA has named radio vet JOHN BARONE as PD of Classic Hits KRRF and Sports KVEN, replacing DUNCAN PAYTON. BARONE has programmed stations in MERCED, SANTA MARIA and VISALIA and was most recently Promotion Dir. for HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING in the PALMDALE/LANCASTER market.
BARONE commented, "I am so proud to be part of the CUMULUS team in OXNARD/VENTURA. Classic Hits 106.3 is off to a great start and I plan to bring it to the next level and beyond! Get ready VENTURA COUNTY, CLASSIC HITS 106.3 is going to be hitting the streets hard and proud, and I plan on helping the station become a huge success!"
Market Manager SOMMER FRISK said, "JOHN is a fabulous addition to our team. He’s an accomplished broadcaster, a true radio-pro, and possess all of the qualities we need to take CLASSIC HITS 106.3 and Sports Radio AM1450 to the next level."
DUNCAN PAYTON will stay with the station until AUG. 30th, when he will return to SAN DIEGO to explore other opportunities. Reach out to him at (858) 354-6264 or duncan@duncan payton.com.