Salem Names John Butler Nat'l News/Talk PD
February 13, 2007 at 12:37 PM (PT)
SALEM has named veteran Talk programmer JOHN BUTLER National PD/News Talk Programming. BUTLER's experience includes programming stints at WMAL-A/WASHINGTON and KMBZ-A and KCMO-A/KANSAS CITY, plus serving as News Dir. at KFBK-A/SACRAMENTO and as as correspondent and anchor for ABC RADIO NEWS. Most recently, BUTLER has served as VP/Broadcast Media for Z COMM.
"BUTLER will leverage his extensive experience in Talk radio as a programmer, news director, and operations manager to drive our News/Talk platform to the next level," said SALEM Exec. VP/COO JOE DAVIS. "His role provides strategic support and direction for our general managers, station programmers and hosts. He brings exactly the right credentials at the right time to build one of our most popular station formats."