KNX-A/Los Angeles Names Ken Charles PD
June 4, 2015 at 9:50 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO News KNX-A (1070 NEWSRADIO)/LOS ANGELES has tapped KEN CHARLES to be its PD. Most recently, CHARLES was the VP/Programming for iHEARTMEDIA’s SACRAMENTO cluster, as well as the National Brand Manager for all of the News, Talk and Sports stations.
“You’d be hard-pressed to find a programmer with as much experience and success in the news format as KEN,” CBS RADIO/LOS ANGELES SVP/Market Manager DAN KEARNEY said. “He is one of the most respected managers of news operations in the country and during this seminal, fast-changing period of how people get their news, he is uniquely qualified to build upon KNX’s reputation as SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’s news, traffic and information authority.”
"I can't wait to begin working for CBS RADIO, a company committed to local news, and the team of award-winning professionals at KNX, L.A.'s heritage home for local news and traffic.” said CHARLES. “I’m thankful to CHRIS OLIVIERO, SCOTT HERMAN, DAN KEARNEY and KEVIN WEATHERLY for giving me this incredible opportunity."