Emmis' Tommy Mattern Taking Over For Rick Balis As OM In St. Louis
January 29, 2016 at 11:33 AM (PT)
EMMIS/ST. LOUIS' RICK BALIS, a longtime local fixture, is cutting back his OM duties programming News/Talk KFTK (97 NEWSTALK), Alternative KPNT (105.7 THE POINT) and Top 40 KNOU (NOW 96.3), but will remain as PD at Rock KSHE, it has been confirmed to ALL ACCESS.
KPNT (105.7 THE POINT) PD TOMMY MATTERN, a 19-year EMMIS veteran, will become OM, in charge of programming the chain's four local stations, according to GM JOHN BECK.
BALIS has worked in ST. LOUIS radio since 1976.
In addition, KYLE GUDERIAN has been named Marketing And Events Director for all four stations.