Gary Kurtz Named LSM At 102.9 The Whale/Hartford
April 7, 2015 at 3:59 AM (PT)
Veteran NEW ENGLAND radio manager and sales executive GARY KURTZ is joining CONNOISSEUR Classic Rock WDRC-F (102.9 THE WHALE)/HARTFORD and News-Talk "THE TALK OF CONNECTICUT" simulcast WDRC-A/HARTFORD-WMMW-A/MERIDEN-WWCO-A/WATERBURY-WSNG-A/TORRINGTON, CT as LSM. KURTZ has served as GM at WFNX/BOSTON, GSM at WMKK (MIKE FM)/BOSTON, and Senior AE at CBS RADIO/BOSTON and CUMULUS/WORCESTER; he will start at the CONNOISSEUR stations on APRIL 20th.
KURTZ said, “I am excited about the opportunity at CONNOISSEUR/HARTFORD and specifically 102.9 THE WHALE, a powerhouse station, and look forward to working with the great CONNOISSEUR CONNECTICUT team to further develop business and results for our advertisers.”
GM KRISTIN OKESSON added, “Our team in HARTFORD has created a terrific sounding station with 102.9 THE WHALE and GARY’s energy, business savvy and marketing expertise is exactly what we need to continue to move this station forward. GARY is well known in the NEW ENGLAND area for delivering results for his clients, forging strong relationships and most importantly GARY knows how to have fun and win. THE WHALE is an exciting radio station and we were looking to add someone to the team who leads in an enthusiastic, fun, but strategic way.”