WEEI-F/Providence Ups Joe Harrington To VP/GM
April 2, 2008 at 3:31 PM (PT)
ENTERCOM COMMUNICATIONS promoted JOE HARRINGTON from Station Manager to VP/GM of Sports WEEI-F/PROVIDENCE. HARRINGTON is a radio broadcasting veteran, having served in numerous sales positions in the NEW ENGLAND area. Most recently, he was Exec. Dir. of INFINITY BROADCASTING’s (now CBS RADIO) promotions group.
"When JOE joined ENTERCOM four years ago this month, I knew he was the perfect person to grow the WEEI brand in PROVIDENCE," ENTERCOM NEW ENGLAND VP/Market Manager JULIE KAHN said. "Since that time, the organization has seen tremendous success, all due to JOE’s superior leadership. He is a consummate professional, and I'm proud to have him on our team."
"The listeners of southeastern NEW ENGLAND have embraced WEEI with open arms, and I am very excited to lead the station to even greater heights," HARRINGTON noted. "This year marks our fifth year providing the region’s best RED SOX, CELTICS and PATRIOTS coverage. And now, we are the exclusive home to the PROVIDENCE COLLEGE men’s basketball team, the Friars."