Podell Named Dir./Rock Prog At Greater Media/Detroit
February 26, 2008 at 10:40 AM (PT)
GREATER MEDIA has promoted Rock radio icon DOUG PODELL Dir./Rock Programming for Active Rock WRIF and Classic Rock WCSX/DETROIT. POEDELL, who has been PD of WRIF for 14 years, will now be responsible for the strategic direction and programming of both legendary Rock stations.
"I believe that it's for the overall strategic best interests of the cluster to have one person's vision and leadership directing both of our rock stations, GREATER MEDIA SVP.RGM-DETROIT TOM BENDER said. "DOUG is a lifelong competitor and a man with an enviable track record of winning. He totally understands the DETROIT market, and we're fortunate to have him to fill this role."
"It’s an honor to now be associated with and represent not one, but two of the greatest rock stations in the country, WRIF and WCSX," said DOUG PODELL. "I'd like to thank everyone at GREATER MEDIA, especially PETER SMYTH, TOM BENDER and BUZZ KNIGHT for the opportunity and their confidence in me."