Rick Everett Upped To PD Of WJRR
November 1, 2006 at 3:05 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL/ORLANDO Marketing Director and Alternative WJRR (REAL ROCK 101one) APD RICK EVERETT has been named PD of WJRR, effective today (11/1). Current PD/MORNING FIASCO host PAT LYNCH segues to APD to focus his efforts on the morning show. In addition EVERETT's duties as PD of WJRR, he will retain the Dir./Promotions title, overseeing the cluster’s seven stations.
CC/ORLANDO Dir./Programming CHRIS KAMPMEIER says, "PAT and RICK have piloted WJRR to countless wins in the face of repeated competitive attacks. Though switching roles, I’m confident their leadership and commitment will continue WJRR’s legacy as the premiere Rock station in CENTRAL FLORIDA."
"I am absolutely thrilled on all fronts with these changes!" said LYNCH. "RICK reaches an important goal in his career, and I get to focus even more energy on our long-running morning show, THE FIASCO. RICK and I will continue to work closely together with our veteran staff at CENTRAL FLORIDA’s dominant rocker, WJRR! RICK, is it OK if I take off THANKSGIVING DAY?"
EVERETT notes, "This is something I have strived for my entire career. WJRR is an incredible station with an incredible staff. Plus, it will be great to hear PAT LYNCH working weekends again!"