Russ Stanton To Exit KPCC, Melanie Sill Upped To VP/Content
June 18, 2014 at 4:55 PM (PT)
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO noncommercial News-Talk KPCC/PASADENA-LOS ANGELES VP/Content RUSS STANTON is exiting the station effective JUNE 30th, reports LA WEEKLY.
Exec. Editor MELANIE SILL, a former SACRAMENTO BEE and RALEIGH NEWS AND OBSERVER Editor, is replacing STANTON as VP/Content. STANTON joined KPCC in FEBRUARY 2012 after 14 years with the LOS ANGELES TIMES, the last four as Editor.
In a memo from Pres. BILL DAVIS to the staff, STANTON is said to be departing "to pursue an opportunity in the commercial, for-profit space."