Mike Wheeler Named PD At WJR-A
September 11, 2014 at 4:22 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL/CONNECTICUT Regional Program Manager MIKE WHEELER has been named PD at CUMULUS News-Talk WJR-A/DETROIT. The move is a homecoming for WHEELER, whose career started on the air in the MOTOR CITY at WNIC, WABX, WHYT, and WCZY. He since has served as PD at WZGC (DAVE FM)/ATLANTA and RVP/Programming with CLEAR CHANNEL in ATLANTA, ST. LOUIS and TOLEDO.
CUMULUS EVP/Programming and Content JOHN DICKEY said, "We're thrilled to have MIKE WHEELER join CUMULUS. His proven skill as a programmer combined with his DETROIT roots makes him the perfect choice to lead the legendary WJR-A. MIKE's years of multi-format experience also makes him a great asset to the CUMULUS programming team."
WHEELER said, “WJR is a part of the fabric of DETROIT. The station is deeply connected to the people of DETROIT and widely intertwined with the local business community. I look forward to nurturing and building on that tradition."