Jack Swanson Named Dir./News and Programming For KCBS
April 23, 2015 at 2:13 PM (PT)
JACK SWANSON has been appointed Dir./News and Programming for KCBS-A/F (ALL NEWS RADIO 740AM and 106.9FM) by SVP/SAN FRANCISCO Market Manager DOUG HARVILL, effective APRIL 24th.
“JACK has a distinguished track record of leading iconic radio stations,” said HARVILL. “He’s a terrific leader with a deep understanding of how a market-leading station such as KCBS can be a trusted and active member of its community.”
SWANSON began his radio career as a news anchor/reporter for WLS/CHICAGO before becoming the News and Program Director for KGO/SAN FRANCISCO. He was Pres./GM for KING-F/SEATTLE before returning to KGO/KSFO as VP/Programming before joining KCBS in 2015 as Dir./News and Programming.
SWANSON is the recipient of numerous awards including the best radio PD in AMERICA and the best news talk PD for four years and the best programmer for three years by RADIO INK and RADIO & RECORDS, respectively.
"Being asked to lead one of the best news teams in the country is one of those rare situations that don't present themselves often. I'm looking forward to contributing to the amazing growth of this legendary station in the years ahead,” added SWANSON.