John Laurenti Named PD Of WGIR/Manchester & WHEB/Portsmouth, NH
August 7, 2015 at 2:48 PM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/NEW HAMPSHIRE names JOHN LAURENTI as PD of Active Rock WGIR/MANCHESTER and Rock WHEB/PORTSMOUTH, NH, effective AUGUST 17th. LAURENTI is veteran NEW ENGLAND broadcaster; he was most recently at CBS Classic Rock WZLX/BOSTON.
Concurrently, WHEB welcomes MATT LEONARD for PM-drive/Production Director, beginning in SEPTEMBER.
iHEARTMEDIA NEW HAMPSHIRE SVP/Programming TIM MOORE said, "We are thrilled to have JOHN LAURENTI join the team. Our search lasted awhile and we had pretty strict criteria on what type of personality would be a great fit. JOHN has the format knowledge we were looking for—and we feel he will be a dynamic leader in our cluster. “We can’t wait to get MATT LEONARD on board! The Production Director sits at the critical junction of art and commerce for our leading radio and digital brands. Matt possesses the creative skills to elevate our client’s messages and the temperament to work with all kinds of different personalities.”