Entercom Greenville Moves: Hendrix Adds OM Duties At WORD 106.3, Stone Named PD At WROQ, McLain Gets New Contract
January 16, 2015 at 5:45 PM (PT)
ENTERCOM Active Rock WTPT (93.3 THE PLANET)-Classic Rock WROQ/GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG OM/PD and Sports WORD-A-W246BU (ESPN UPSTATE) PD MARK HENDRIX is adding OM duties for sister News-Talk WYRD (WORD 106.3). WROQ and WTPT APD JAY D. STONE gets upped to PD of WROQ ans remains APD at WTPT and host of WROQ's noon-6p weekdays/2-6p SATURDAY show. And former WORD 106.3 OM BOB MCLAIN has inked a new long-term deal to remain at the station as afternoon host and OM Emeritus.
ENTERCOM GREENVILLE VP/Market Manager STEVE SINICROPI said, “MARK HENDRIX has done an outstanding job of programing CLASSIC ROCK 101.1/WROQ and 93.3 THE PLANET/WTPT-FM. He has coached 'THE RISE GUYS' on 93.3 THE PLANET/WTPT-FM to the top of many key morning demos. HENDRIX will build on BOB MCLAIN’s excellent work on WORD 106.3 developing stimulating local talk. I am also pleased that BOB MCLAIN will continue his very popular show. Finally, I’m happy JAY D. STONE has been elevated to the well-deserved position of Program Director at CLASSIC ROCK 101.1/WROQ-FM; he is the heart and soul of that station.”
HENDRIX said, “I am very excited to extend my operations experience to WORD 106.3/WYRD-FM and ESPN UPSTATE. I’m thankful for the great opportunities that ENTERCOM has afforded me over the years and look forward to working with our talented staffs to deliver exceptional, locally focused programs to our UPSTATE audiences.”
MCLAIN said, “I am thrilled to continue my program at WORD 106.3/WYRD-FM. ENTERCOM UPSTATE has given me great opportunities to engage with listeners, discuss controversial and important issues, and establish a thought provoking radio brand.”
STONE added, “Having the opportunity to head up the legendary call letters of WROQ is a big deal! Plus working with the top shelf staff here at ENTERCOM UPSTATE for the past 12 years, all I can say is the winning tradition will continue at CLASSIC ROCK 101.”