Key Executive Hires Named For 'Americaâ€™s Morning Show' & 'NASH Nights Live With Shawn Parr'
December 18, 2013 at 7:53 AM (PT)
CUMULUS has hired three NASH executives in preparation for the national launches of “America’s Morning Show” and “NASH Nights Live with SHAWN PARR” next month.
The new executives are:
• IAN ZAK, Executive Producer for “America’s Morning Show.” ZAK joins “America’s Morning Show” after most recently serving as National Producer for CLEAR CHANNEL’s Top 40 channel on PREMIUM CHOICE as well as Producer for Top 40 KIIS/LOS ANGELES' “JOJO on the Radio” show.
• ELAINA SMITH, Co-host of “NASH Nights Live with SHAWN PARR.” SMITH joins “NASH Nights Live” from CUMULUS Top 40 WAOA (107.1 A1A)/MELBOURNE, FL, where she served as Co-host of the A1A Morning Show alongside TIMMY VEE.
• JASON ADDAMS, Program Coordinator (for all programming originating at the NASH studio in NASHVILLE). ADDAMS brings more than 15 years of programming experience, having served as PD at WBNQ/BLOOMINGTON, IL and WSTO (HOT 96 FM )/EVANSVILLE, IN.
“These veteran radio programmers will help us continue building NASH into the premier Country music and lifestyle brand across the U.S.,” said EVP/Co-COO JOHN DICKEY.
ZAK said, “I'm beyond thrilled to take the next step in my career and work with radio legends like BLAIR GARNER to bring ‘America’s Morning Show’ to a national audience.”
SMITH said, "This opportunity is something that most people only dream of. I am thrilled and humbled to be playing a part in the growth of NASH FM, and ready to meet the nation."
ADDAMS said, "I am so thankful to CUMULUS for the faith. It's an honor to help contribute to the amazing NASH team."