Sam Nelson New iHeartMedia/Savannah Urban Dir./Programming
March 16, 2015 at 5:28 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/SAVANNAH, GA has named SAM NELSON Dir./Urban Programming for Urban WQBT (94.1 THE BEAT), Urban AC WLVH (LOVE 101.1), and Gospel WSOK (1230-A). He is no stranger to the market having previously spent seven years there with the CUMULUS cluster.
SVP TRAVIS DYLAN said, "SAM NELSON is like getting the ultimate free agent. He is going to be a great leader and asset to our stations. We are excited to welcome him to the SAVANNAH team with great enthusiasm and instant momentum."
NELSON added, "SAVANNAH is a wonderful place and I'm really thrilled to be back. I am really proud of my accomplishments in the industry. But most important to me, I value the relationships I have made in the industry. I take pride in knowing that I have mentored some of the best broadcasters in the business and I know we will best serve our listeners and advertisers. That's the #1 mission."
He most recently programmed CUMULUS MEDIA Urban AC WUHT/BIRMINGHAM, AL. (NET NEWS 2/27) NELSON is replacing TU TU DURANT, who relocated to iHEARTMEDIA Urban WXBT (100.1 THE BEAT)/COLUMBIA, SC. (NET NEWS 1/6)