Jay Dixon Named PD At Hot 97/New York
July 24, 2014 at 1:23 PM (PT)
EMMIS Top 40/Rhythmic WQHT (HOT 97)/NEW YORK names JAY DIXON PD. DIXON has been serving as Interim PD for the station since morning host EBRO DARDEN vacated the position in MARCH to focus on the morning show.
In a press release, EMMIS NEW YORK GM DEON LEVINGSTON commented, "JAY's extensive knowledge of radio broadcasting and ratings, as well as his familiarity with the EMMIS brand, makes him the perfect fit for WQHT. Over the past few months, DIXON has initiated innovative and creative ideas to the HOT 97 platform, further demonstrating his capabilities of leading and continuing to expand the global presence HOT 97 has in Hip Hop and music. We are thrilled to welcome him back to the EMMIS family."
DIXON added, "I am excited to be back with EMMIS and to continue my work with WQHT. I’d like to thank RICK CUMMINGS, JIMMY STEAL, DEON LEVINGSTON, EBRO DARDEN and the entire EMMIS community for this opportunity. Look out of big things ahead for WQHT, Hip Hop, and NEW YORK!
DIXON has worked in multiple formats including Top 40, Country, Classic Hits and Urban. He previously worked with EMMIS NEW YORK as PD at Urban AC WRKS. Since 2012, DIXON has served as CEO/Operator for his own company, JAY DIXON MEDIA, LLC, which manages www.i-SoulRadio.com.