CC/Honolulu Programming Changes
February 7, 2007 at 1:21 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL/HAWAII has realigned its programming dept. following Dir./Programming PAUL WILSON's resignation three weeks ago (NET NEWS 1/18).
Hawaiian KDNN (ISLAND 98.5) & Alternative KUCD (STAR 101.9) PD JAMIE HYATT is upped to Dir./Programming for the entire seven-station cluster. He will continue as PD of KDNN and shift from KUCD PD to AC KSSK PD. HYATT has been programming for the past 26 years and has been with CC/HAWAII for the past five years.
ADAM CARR rises to PD /middays of KUCD. CARR was previously doing nights on KSSK.
TONY TECATE has been appointed PD of Top 40/Rhythmic KIKI (HOT 93.9). TECATE was most recently APD/MD/afternoons at CBS RADIO Top 40/Rhythmic KSFM/SACRAMENTO.
DAMIAN BALINOWSKI is promoted to PD of News KHVH-A (NEWSRADIO 830) and Talk KHBZ-A. BALINOWSKI has been News Director for the cluster.
CLEAR CHANNEL/HAWAII VP/GM CHUCK COTTON said, "Our goal is always to promote from within before looking elsewhere. It is extremely gratifying that we have talented professionals on our staff qualified to assume these positions of greater responsibility. I congratulate each of them."
HYATT told ALL ACCESS, "It's going to be a thrill to work with all of the talented people in our group as Director Of Programming. And I can't tell you how excited I am to to take the reigns of the legendary KSSK and work with the living legends MICHAEL W PERRY and LARRY PRICE and everyone who makes KSSK tick. We've got an outstanding team here at CLEAR CHANNEL HAWAII and the opportunity to lead the programming department is a huge dream come true for me."