John O'Rourke Joins WLDE, WAJI, WAJI-HD2/Ft. Wayne As Promotions Director
January 22, 2016 at 1:28 PM (PT)
Radio programmer and former THREE RIVERS FESTIVAL promoter JOHN O'ROURKE has been named the new Promotions Director for SARKES TARZIAN FT. WAYNE, IN, stations Classic HIts WLDE (FUN 101.7), AC WAJI (MAJIC 95.1) and Alternative WAJI-HD2 (ALT 99.5).
O’ROURKE has extensive broadcast and promotions experience both in the FORT WAYNE radio market and outside of the SUMMIT CITY.
Commented Operations Manager Captain CHRIS DIDIER: “This will take the company to a higher level in serving the community and our clients."
O’ROURKE gained notoriety in FORT WAYNE in the early '90s as PD of WDJB, (B-106 THE KILLER BEE). He also worked at several other area stations, including WMEE and WLAB. He also served as Executive Director of the THREE RIVERS FESTIVAL from '95-'98, and most recently as GM of WAWK/KENDALLVILLE, IN.
At the same time, DAVE B. GOODE has accepted the newly-formed position of Digital Director for SARKES TARZIAN RADIO. He will continue to work with promotions for the FORT WAYNE stations and will be devoting a large portion of time to handling the digital and social media aspects of the five radio stations for SARKES TARZIAN, including WLDE, WAJI and WAJI-HD2 in FORT WAYNE, along with WTTS and WGCL in BLOOMINGTON, IN.