Kent Dunn Named VP/Market Manager, Tee Gentry Named OM At Beasley/Tampa
November 26, 2014 at 6:54 AM (PT)
BEASLEY BROADCAST GROUP has transferred two Company managers and veteran radio professionals, from the AUGUSTA, GA market to one of BEASLEY’s newest radio markets in FLORIDA. KENT DUNN has been named VP/Market Manager and TEE GENTRY has been named OM for the TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG cluster.
EVP/Operations BRIAN BEASLEY, who oversees the TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG cluster, said, “KENT DUNN is a strong leader with a unique skill set we believe to be vitally important as we establish our BEASLEY’s footprint in TAMPA. He is an exceptional motivator. Over the past 20 years, KENT has proven to us consistently that he can build a cohesive team of radio professionals and then lead that unified group to the very top in ratings, revenue and community engagement.”
BEASLEY continued, “TEE GENTRY is a seasoned and award-winning radio programmer who excels in building and branding successful radio stations. He has a knack for developing strong relationships with artists, labels and key clients. TEE will bring to TAMPA an enthusiasm that is simply contagious and he will hit the ground running in an effort to meet Tampa listeners and members of the community at large.”
DUNN commented, “It has a privilege to be a part of the BEASLEY BROADCAST GROUP for over twenty years now. At this time of my life, today seems like the perfect day to start a new challenge. Moving to TAMPA represents an exciting opportunity to manage a cluster of stations in a larger radio market. I’m really looking forward to getting to know my new colleagues and also TAMPA/ST. PETE businesses, professional groups and charities.”
GENTRY said, “The offer to work alongside my longtime colleague KENT DUNN in TAMPA, FLORIDA was hard to pass up. We have similar management styles and we both believe in local radio done right. I’m looking forward to my next chapter in radio with a wonderful cluster of legendary stations. This is gonna be fun!”