Mike Anthony Named PD At KGO-KSFO/San Francisco
December 1, 2015 at 10:35 AM (PT)
A day after officially adding OM duties for News KGO-A and News-Talk KSFO-A/SAN FRANCISCO to Sports KNBR-A and KTCT-A OM/PD LEE HAMMER’s responsibilities, CUMULUS has named former EMPIRE BROADCASTING News KLIV-A/SAN JOSE GM MIKE ANTHONY as PD for KGO and KSFO. Before KLIV, ANTHONY served as SVP. Programming for MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS in MONTEREY for 11 years. He also owns the RESEARCHWORKS media research firm and has served as CEO of TUNESFEED.ORG, a nonprofit organization.
HAMMER said, “MIKE’s knowledge of the News-Talk format and his significant research background made him the ideal candidate to lead the KGO/KSFO team.”
ANTHONY said, “The legacy of these two remarkable stations is well documented and when the opportunity to join the CUMULUS team at KGO/KSFO was presented to me, I embraced it wholeheartedly. Every day these stations make a difference in the lives of BAY AREA residents. This is what a great radio station does, and I’m proud to be a part of continuing that legacy. I want to thank DAVE MILNER, JUSTIN WITTMAYER, MIKE MCVAY and LEE HAMMER for the opportunity to build on all that is great about KGO and KSFO and to add new chapters of doing work that really matters in our community.”