Chuck Williams Named SVP/Market Mgr. Of Emmis/Indianapolis
August 9, 2016 at 7:13 AM (PT)
Radio industry veteran CHUCK WILLIAMS has been named SVP/Market Manager of EMMIS/INDIANAPOLIS. The cluster includes Country WLHK (97.1 HANK FM), AC WYXB (B105.7), Talk WIBC, Sports WFNI (1070/107.5 THE FAN), as well as statewide news service NETWORK INDIANA.He succeeds CHARLIE MORGAN, who served as EMMIS/INDIANAPOLIS SVP/Market Manager since 2009. MORGAN was named Interim EMMIS/NEW YORK Market Manager in JANUARY 2016.
"We’ve competed against CHUCK throughout his career and always viewed him as a gifted, high integrity leader uniquely positioned to build on our foundation of success in INDIANAPOLIS,” said EMMIS Pres./COO PATRICK WALSH. “We are thrilled he’s agreed to lead our team in INDIANAPOLIS. With his deep knowledge of the INDIANAPOLIS radio market and the advertisers it serves, we expect him to jump right in and assist our talented team continue to grow and prosper.”
WILLIAMS has served the last 11 years as RADIO ONE/INDIANAPOLIS Market Manager. Prior to joining RADIO ONE, he was a top sales executive and GM of BONNEVILLE/CHICAGO. "I couldn't be more excited,” WILLIAMS said. “I have long been an admirer of the EMMIS culture, their people, and their unfailing pride and leadership in the Industry and their communities. Thanks to JEFF SMULYAN, PAT WALSH, and RICK CUMMINGS for their vote of confidence. Thanks to CHARLIE MORGAN for building outstanding heritage stations with very talented people. I’m looking forward to joining TRACEY BEAN (EMMIS/INDIANAPOLIS VP/Sales), BOB RICHARDS (EMMIS/INDIANAPOLIS VP/Programming) and the whole team, as well as working with, CHARLIE, PAT, RICK, and everyone at EMMIS."