Cumulus/Des Moines Appointments: Sean Elliott KGGO PD, Jonathan Monk PD At KJJY, Dianna Kelly ND at 98.3 The Torch
July 11, 2014 at 4:44 AM (PT)
The CUMULUS/DES MOINES cluster has made some new management changes, naming former WLZR/MILWAUKEE and KAZR/DES MOINES PD SEAN ELLIOTT as PD of Classic Rock KGGO, former COOKEVILLE COMMUNICATIONS/COOKEVILLE, TN OM and veteran air talent JONATHAN MONK as PD/afternoon host of Country KJJY (GREAT COUNTRY 92.5), and MONK’s wife and former co-host DIANNA KELLY as News Dir. at Talk KWQW (98.3 THE TORCH).
ELLIOTT, most recently a sales representative for a chemical company in the DES MOINES area, said, “I am very appreciative of this amazing opportunity to join the talented team at CUMULUS DES MOINES as Operations Manager. Thanks to JOHN DICKEY, MIKE MCVAY, AARON ROBERTS and TROY HANSON for believing in me to guide our market leading stations into the future. I am especially excited to program the Classic Rocker I grew up listening to, 95 KGGO.”
MONK said, "I’m simply thrilled to be working with the incredibly talented programming and sales team at CUMULUS. It’s an honor to join a group of media professionals that truly care about the communities and clients they serve."
KELLY said, “What a pleasure to be working with the brightest minds in radio! The future of radio is here and it's at CUMULUS. I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of it."