Way Media Adds Operations Directors In Four Markets
December 14, 2015 at 4:09 PM (PT)
WAY MEDIA Chief Operating Officer LLOYD PARKER has announced the addition of new Operations Directors at four local WAY-FM stations:
MIKE RUSSELL is the new Operations Director at Contemporary Christian WAYK (WAY-FM)/LOUISVILLE. With a 17-year background in various radio programming roles, RUSSELL was most recently in SPRINGFIELD, MO and previously in COLUMBUS, OH. WAY-FM Mid-South Regional Manager MATT HAHN stated, “I’m thrilled to have MIKE on the WAY-FM team. Mike’s strategic programming background will be a great asset to WAY-FM/LOUISVILLE.”
PAUL VAN SICKLE is the new Operations Director at Contemporary Christian KFBW (WAY-FM)/PORTLAND. He returns to the WAY-FM family after serving with CRAWFORD BROADCASTING in both the DENVER and PORTLAND markets for the last several years. In addition to performing OD duties, VAN SICKLE will also function as Community Impact Director for the station. Station Manager KEN INLOW commented, “PAUL's experience, passion and contagious enthusiasm for the ministry will be a tremendous asset for WAY-FM/PORTLAND as we purpose to have an even greater impact on the GREAT NORTHWEST.”
AARON TRAYLOR will join Contemporary Christian WAYM (WAY-FM)/NASHVILLE as Operations Director in JANUARY. TRAYLOR has served for the last 10 years at TOWN SQUARE MEDIA in MISSOULA, MT, as the Brand Manager/Program Director. He has extensive experience with events in promotions and as a Tour DJ and has opened up for many names such as KELLY CLARKSON. Station Manager BJ O’NEAL stated, “At 6’8”, AARON goes by the 'Tallest DJ in America' and we’re excited to see his skills added to the NASHVILLE team!”
DAN RAYMOND has joined Contemporary Christian KXWA (WAY-FM)/DENVER, it was announced by Western Regional Manager ZACH COCHRAN. RAYMOND has served the last 10+ years with NORTHWESTERN MEDIA, most recently as Content Director for NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE Contemporary Christian KNWI (LIFE 107.1)/DES MOINES.
Said DAN:, “Though it's hard to leave a talented, godly group of people as my friends at NORTHWESTERN and KNWI - it's an awesome honor to be invited to join the WAY-FM team! I'm excited about the future, and the opportunity to follow in some pretty awesome footsteps in seeing the next chapter of WAY-FM's ministry in DENVER."