Rick Gillette Joins Cumulus As Corporate Program Director, PD Of WRQX
March 31, 2014 at 6:10 AM (PT)
CUMULUS has appointed veteran PD RICK GILLETTE as Corporate Program Director and PD of Top 40 WRQX/WASHINGTON, D.C. GILLETTE was most recently with CBS as PD at Top 40 WNOW (NOW-FM)/NEW YORK.
Current PD MARCO remains with the station in afternoon drive.
CUMULUS EVP/Co-COO JOHN DICKEY said, “RICK GILLETTE has programmed and won in the most competitive major markets in the country. WASHINGTON is a great challenge and opportunity for CUMULUS and RICK as we evolve WRQX-FM’s brand. RICK has the experience to handle this challenge. His contribution in D.C. and our company will be significant.”
SVP/Programming MIKE MCVAY said, “We’re very pleased to welcome RICK to the CUMULUS corporate programming team, and believe he will be a tremendous asset as we continue to expand our programming brain trust.”
GILLETTE added, “I’m excited to join CUMULUS and to work with JOHN, MIKE and the CUMULUS team. The vision that was laid out for me is unique and exciting. The company is very forward thinking and that is what enticed me to become a part of CUMULUS.”