Salem/Pittsburgh GM Chuck Gratner Retiring
June 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM (PT)
Longtime SALEM/PITTSBURGH GM CHUCK GRATNER is retiring effective JULY 1st after spending 50 years in radio, the last 23 with Religion WORD-F and Religion WPIT-A GSM TOM LEMMON will assume GRATNER’s duties as GM.
Regional Operations VP LINNAE YOUNG said, "We have been so fortunate to have CHUCK's wisdom and expertise all these years managing our stations in PITTSBURGH. While CHUCK will be sorely missed we are pleased to have TOM in place in the market who has been working alongside CHUCK all these years and is ready to take on this new responsibility."
Radio Division Pres. DAVID SANTRELLA said, "SALEM is blessed to have so many outstanding GMs taking care of business in our markets around the country, and CHUCK has been one of our strongest for all these years. CHUCK has earned his reward for a job well done, and we wish him many more years of success, only this time with a fishing rod instead of a radio tower."