NRG Media/Ottawa, IL Names Ron Johnson GM
August 6, 2014 at 7:47 AM (PT)
NRG MEDIA LLC has named broadcast management veteran RON JOHNSON as GM for News-Talk WCMY-A and Adult Hits WRKX (95.3 SAM FM)/OTTAWA, IL. JOHNSON comes to NRG from online auto inventory management site QC-CARS, LLC, where he was President, and formerly worked in sales and management for television properties in the MIDWEST and SOUTHWEST.
COO CHUCK DUCOTY said, “We are fortunate to have a professional broadcaster of RON’s background and experience join our company and lead the talented team of broadcasters in OTTAWA. He brings immense talents to our organization in both radio and digital space and I am confident he will bring many robust media platforms to our growing local cluster to enhance both the listener and advertiser experience.”
JOHNSON said, “I have had the good fortune to work with many talented people in a number of great roles in the broadcasting business, but this is by far the ideal role for me to contribute my skills and experience. I am delighted to join the NRG MEDIA family and am eager to work with the staff in OTTAWA and get better acquainted with the local community where I have visited many times throughout my career."