Lois Lewis To KWNR/Las Vegas, Stella Prado To Republic Nashville
February 5, 2016 at 2:37 PM (PT)
REPUBLIC NASHVILLE Sr. Dir./SOUTHWEST Promotion LOIS LEWIS has been tapped for APD/MD and middays at iHEARTMEDIA Country KWNR (THE BULL 95.5)/LAS VEGAS. She will fill the vacancy left by TONI MARIE, who resigned last MONTH (NET NEWS 1/14) due to health issues. LEWIS joined the REPUBLIC team in 2009 (NET NEWS 6/25/2009) with previous experience in radio at CUMULUS Country KIIM/TUSCON and iHEARTMEDIA KNIX/PHOENIX. “With her passion for radio and knowledge of the music business, LOIS is a tremendous addition to the iHEARTMEDIA team. I can’t wait for her larger than life personality to hit the LAS VEGAS airwaves,” said iHEARTMEDIA/LAS VEGAS SVP/Programming JOJO TURNBEAUGH. LEWIS will begin her new role at KWNR on MONDAY, MARCH 7th.
Concurrently. REPUBLIC NASHVILLE has hired STELLA PRADO as the new Dir./WEST COAST Promotion, succeeding LEWIS. PRADO previously spent time at former CLEAR CHANNEL AC KOST/LOS ANGELES as PD with over 20 years at the station (NET NEWS 12/9/12). She will begin in her new role MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29th, and she will be based in LA. “We are extremely excited to welcome STELLA to the team,” said BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP EVP JIMMY HARNEN. “Her experience in programming, on-air and sales make for the perfect triple threat to continue building the REPUBLIC NASHVILLE brand at Country radio. In the midst of this transition, I cannot thank LOIS enough for all the passion and hard work she has devoted to the birth of REPUBLIC NASHVILLE over the last six-and-a-half years.”