Sammy Suarez Named PD Of WBWZ, WPKF
September 29, 2014 at 11:21 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/HUDSON VALLEY, NY has appointed SAMMY SUAREZ PD of Classic Rock WBWZ [ROCK 93-3] and PD/afternoon drive for Top 40 WPKF [96-1 KISSFM]. Previously working at APEX Broadcasting WMXZ [MIX 96]/Charleston SC, SUAREZ succeeds TERRY O’DONNELL, who became OM of iHEARTMEDIA/SPRINGFIELD, MA.
With this move, iHEARTMEDIA HV OM CHRIS MARINO will move over to PM drive on Soft AC WRNQ [Q92], which was temporarily being voicetracked by Terry while the PD search was on. He will also serve as day-to-day PD.
“I’m super excited to come to the HUDSON VALLEY and live in the shadow of the BIG APPLE," SUAREZ said. "Thanks to CHRIS, Market Manager CHUCK BENFER, Regional Program Manager JOHN COOPER and SVPP JON ZELLNER for this opportunity. I look forward to being a part of the tremendous relationship that this cluster has with its listeners! Plus I’m in time for the killer foliage!"
“We couldn’t be happier having SAMMY joining the HUDSON VALLEY team," CHRIS MARINO said. " is fun personality will entertain our KISSFM listeners on the ride home and his programming chops will be a huge help to me!"