Kurt Luchs Now GM Of Waitt Radio Networks
October 25, 2006 at 2:24 PM (PT)
NRG MEDIA has tapped KURT LUCHS as GM of its OMAHA-based WAITT RADIO NETWORKS, effective NOVEMBER 13. LUCHS comes aboard from the VP/GM post at the AMERICAN COMEDY NETWORK, where he has spent six years.
NRG MEDIA CEO MARY QUASS said, "It is an honor to have KURT join our NRG MEDIA team. We are confident he will guide our talented, dedicated WRN staff towards many successes as they work to strengthen their current products and services and expand their capabilities in assisting local radio stations provide quality programming with localized content."
Kurtâ??s entrepreneurial approach is exactly what weâ??re looking for at WRN
NRG COO CHUCK DuCOTY said, "Besides his proven management expertise and experience not only in the radio network business but other media as well, KURT’s entrepreneurial approach is exactly what we’re looking for at WRN. We believe our core business of providing unique localization to satellite delivered radio formats has applications well beyond what we’re doing today, and KURT has the vision to further develop our business opportunities at the network."
LUCHS said, "WAITT already has a great product and an excellent reputation, I simply want to add some creative business strategy to bring the radio operation to the next level and begin diversifying in new ways. The pieces are all there to make something really interesting and exciting happen, especially with MARY and CHUCK seeing the potential and supporting the vision."