Tony Coles Named VP/Prog & Ops At CC/Chicago
August 12, 2008 at 8:32 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL/CHICAGO Pres./Market Manager EARL JONES announced the appointment of TONY COLES as VP/Programming & Operations of the six-station cluster and PD of AC WLIT effective SEPTEMBER 2nd.
"TONY COLES brings over 23 years of experience to the CHICAGO market," said JONES. "TONY’s track record shows solid evidence of creating and managing winning radio stations and programming teams."
Most recently, COLES served as the RVP/Programming for CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO/NORTHWEST, which included stations in ALASKA, WASHINGTON STATE, OREGON, UTAH and HAWAII. In addition, he was OM for CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO/PORTLAND, OR and PD of AC KKCW.
"Special thanks to EARL JONES for this incredible opportunity," said COLES. "CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO/CHICAGO not only has some of the best people in the business, but also some of the best on-air and online brands in the industry. I am thrilled to join his team at this exciting time, as we transition into the era of electronic measurement."