1050 ESPN/N.Y. Ups Spielberg To PD
August 22, 2007 at 11:56 AM (PT)
ESPN Sports WEPN-A (1050 ESPN RADIO)/NEW YORK ups Executive Producer AARON SPIELBERG to PD, filling the gap left when MIKE THOMPSON took on corporate responsibilities as New Media PD for ESPN RADIO. SPEILBERG joined WEPN in 2004 as afternoon producer and became Executive Producer in 2005. He previously worked at FOX NEWS CHANNEL as creator/producer of "FOX ON SPORTS SUNDAY" and at then-independent WAMI-TV/MIAMI.
"AARON has exhibited a leadership role that established him perfectly for these broader responsibilities," said Pres./GM TIM MCCARTHY. "He has articulated a vision for the station that gives NEW YORK sports fans an unparalleled mix of great talk and information from ESPN’s incredible wealth of talent and programming. AARON has put together a phenomenal lineup for the fall that will inspire listeners and offer great opportunities for advertisers."
"This is an exciting time for our station and I’m delighted that TIM and ESPN have entrusted me with this position," said SPIELBERG. "I’m thrilled to take on this new role at 1050 and look forward to making ESPN NEW YORK your station of choice."