WSHE/Chicago Names Cat Thomas PD - Paul Webber Promoted To APD Of WSHE And WDRV
November 11, 2015 at 10:59 AM (PT)
CHICAGO TRIBUNE Media Reporter ROBERT FEDER reports that former ENTERCOM/AUSTIN VP/Programming And Operations CAT THOMAS has been named PD of HUBBARD BROADCASTING AC WSHE (100.3)/CHICAGO replacing MARTY BENDER.
Prior to working eight years with ENTERCOM/AUSTIN, CAT THOMAS (aka BILL DRAKE) was the OM for COX RADIO and PD of WAPE/JACKSONVILLE..
According to HUBBARD RADIO/CHICAGO VP/Market Mgr. JOHN GALLAGHER, "CAT has a stellar reputation for leading winning brands, and we are thrilled to welcome him to CHICAGO's fastest growing radio station."
CAT THOMAS commented, "I am beyond excited about this opportunity with the best company in the business. The programming team in CHICAGO has done a fantastic job of launching and branding WSHE. I’m looking forward to collaborating with everyone on the team and leading SHE to even bigger successes, accomplishing all our goals and setting new ones."
In addition, Interim PD PAUL WEBBER has been promoted to APD of WSHE and Classic Hits WDRV (DRIVE FM 97.1). Prior to joining the HUBBARD stations in 2003, WEBBER was PD of WKMQ/ROCKFORD, IL. He will continue his duties at Marketing Mgr. for HUBBARD RADIO/CHICAGO.
According to HUBBARD RADIO SVP/Programming And Operations GREG SOLK, "PAUL has been our secret weapon for many years here in CHICAGO; it’s time for that secret to get out. PAUL has done a tremendous job as interim PD at WSHE after MARTY BENDER left us, and we believe adding PAUL to the programming team at both of these stations strengthens our cluster dramatically."