Steve Hunter Named OM At Scripps/Tulsa Cluster
May 6, 2016 at 12:07 PM (PT)
SCRIPPS RADIO/TULSA has named market vet STEVE HUNTER OM for the five-station cluster, which includes Country KVOO, Classic Country KXBL, Top 40 KHTT, Classic Hits KBEZ, and News/Talk KFAQ-A. HUNTER fills a vacancy created when JULES RILEY left the OM chair to pursue a voiceover career late last YEAR (NET NEWS 12/11/2015).
HUNTER, who begins his new role immediately, completed a 22-year run at crosstown COX MEDIA in MARCH, serving as Dir./Operations for that cluster (NET NEWS 3/15). “STEVE has been a radio programming icon in TULSA for the past 22 years,” said SCRIPPS/TULSA VP/GM DAVID ABEL. “STEVE’s roots run very deep in the TULSA community, and his track record of performance in the market has been spectacular. His leadership, experience, and talent development skills are a perfect match with our local-first strategy at SCRIPPS RADIO TULSA.”
Commented HUNTER, "I have watched with great interest how the local stations have flourished under SCRIPPS ownership. They have talented people with a real focus on serving the local community. I welcome this new opportunity in the town I love.” Send congrats here.