Rust Records Names Kevin Mason VP/GM
September 21, 2006 at 1:55 PM (PT)
RUST RECORDS/NASHVILLE Pres. KEN COOPER has named RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP/AKRON OM KEVIN MASON the label's VP/GM today (9/21). MASON, the longtime PD for Country WQMX, just celebrated his 11th anniversary at WQMX. He also serves as WQMX middayer while overseeing the day-to-day operations for Full Service/Adult Standards WAKR-A.
In making the announcement, COOPER noted, “We are very pleased to have KEVIN join the RUST family. Mr MASON has a strong background in management, radio and new media, all of which make his appointment at RUST RECORDS a perfect fit for this company. His expertise and added vision for our emerging business model and new record company paradigm will be essential in the coming months and years as we continue to develop and combine new strategies for increasing our radio and online promotions efforts beyond the standard benchmarks of the traditional labels of the past.”
MASON's career includes stints at WCMS/VIRGINIA BEACH, WFMS/INDIANAPOLIS, WLVK/CHARLOTTE, WBHP/HUNTSVILLE and WRXZ/BLOOMINGTON, IL. He has also served as COUNTRY RADIO SEMINAR (CRS) AGENDA CHAIRPERSON for the CRB. His final day in AKRON will be OCTOBER 13th and he will be on his new post at RUST on MONDAY, OCTOBER 16th. Reach out to him at (615) 259-7751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.