iHeartMedia/Allentown-Harrisburg Promotes Craig Stevens And Jimmy Steele
July 8, 2016 at 6:26 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/ALLENTOWN-HARRISBURG has upped CRAIG STEVENS to Format Captain for its Spoken Word stations. SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY SVP/Programming JIMMY STEELE will replace STEVENS as PD for Hot AC WRFY (Y102) and Spanish Hits WRAW-A (RUMBA 92.3 FM), as well as join the Y102 Morning Show as a co-host, effective immediately.
As the Format Captain for Spoken Word, STEVENS will oversee the on-air programming and day-to-day operations of news and sports brands spanning seven markets, including WAEB-A/ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, WHP-A/HARRISBURG, WILM-A/WILMINGTON, DE, WDOV-A/WILMINGTON, DE, WRAK-A/WILLIAMSPORT, PA, WTKT-A/HARRISBURG, WSAN-A/ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, WWTX-A/WILMINGTON, DE, WTJM-A and WJDY-A/SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY. He will continue to serve as the SVP/Programming for ALLENTOWN.
“CRAIG has been an exceptional member of the iHEARTMEDIA team for 23 years," said RVP/Programming JEFF HURLEY. "He’s one of our most talented and driven programmers, and I’m excited for the energy he’ll bring to all the spoken-word brands within our region.”
“I’m grateful to iHEARTMEDIA and excited for the opportunity to program our FM brands and host mornings on such a heritage brand as Y102," said STEELE. "This takes me home to where my kids live, and it’s where I want to live and work. I’m excited to work with JEFF HURLEY, DAN LANKFORD, morning show co-host ANDI KURZWEG, CRAIG STEVENS and the region's expert team. I had a blast over the past year working in DELMARVA, and my successor will inherit a great team.”