Dave Ervin To Lead CBS/St. Louis; Michael Payne Takes Sales Post
January 16, 2007 at 3:11 PM (PT)
DAVE ERVIN has been promoted to Market Manager of CBS RADIO's ST. LOUIS cluster of Talk KMOX-A, AC KEZK and Hot AC KYKY. A 35-year radio veteran, ERVIN was previously VP/GM of KMOX and before that worked crosstown as Market Manager for RADIO ONE and Market President for BONNEVILLE. He takes over at KEZK & KYKY for JIM McKERNAN, who recently became GM of NRG/OMAHA.
"During DAVE's tenure at KMOX, he has used his extensive experience in broadcasting to better the station’s image on-air, as well as in the community," CBS RADIO Sr. VP/Regional Manager LES HOLLANDER said. "We look forward to him bringing that expertise to the two FMs in his leadership role for CBS RADIO."
Concurrently, MICHAEL PAYNE has been named Dir./Sales for KEZK and KYKY. He most recently acted as VP/GM for CUMULUS/KANSAS CITY and before that was VP/Regional Manager for NEBRASKA-based WAITT MEDIA.
ERVIN said, "We're thrilled and fortunate to have MIKE's experience and guidance at CBS RADIO/ST. LOUIS."