Rick Vaughn Named PD Of KBER, KHTB
April 14, 2015 at 11:59 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA/SALT LAKE CITY has appointed RICK VAUGHN PD of Classic Rock KBER (K-BEAR) and Alternative KHTB (THE ALT). He replaces KBER/KHTB PD SUE KELLY and Classic Rock KENZ/TRAX PD MIKE PARSONS. Concurrently, AC KBEE (B98.7) PD DAIN CRAIG adds programming duties for Adult Hits KENZ/TRAX-FM.
VAUGHN, who has programmed iHEARTMEDIA/CLEAR CHANNEL stations such as WKSC/CHICAGO, WIOQ/PHILADELPHIA, WWPW and WRDA/ATLANTA, WKSS/HARTFORD and KHTS/SAN DIEGO, most recently was principal of AIM, READY, FIRE LLC, a consultancy focused on talent coaching and radio branding across multiple formats.
“We are excited to put RICK’s vision and strong major-market track record of talent development and strategic execution to work on our Rock brands in SALT LAKE CITY,” Cumulus Corporate Programming/Rock Formats TROY HANSON said.
“No one places a higher value on our listeners and quality local programming than CUMULUS,” VAUGHN said. “I am deeply appreciative of TROY HANSON, MIKE MCVAY and JOHN DICKEY for the opportunity to join their team in SALT LAKE CITY. ALT 94.9 and KBER 101 are literally loaded with talent. We have so many great moments ahead of us. Simply, this is the most exciting mission of my career.”