Charese Fruge' Adds PD Duties At KLLC; KSCF Ups Jeff Stewart To APD
August 18, 2008 at 4:36 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO Hot AC KSCF (SOPHIE 103.7)/SAN DIEGO PD CHARESE FRUGE' adds PD duties for sister Hot AC KLLC (ALICE 97.3)/SAN FRANCISCO, taking over for cluster VP/Programming MIKE PRESTON, who will continue to oversee Rhythmic AC KMVQ (MOViN 99.7), N/T KCBS-A and Classic Hits KFRC.
"I am truly honored to have been given the opportunity to run two of the most unique and important radio stations in the country," FRUGE said. "ALICE has enormous heritage in SAN FRANCISCO and is adored by the industry. I am thrilled by the reunion of SARAH and VINNIE, and can't wait to work with them and the rest of the seasoned staff to take the station to the next level. This is truly the opportunity of a lifetime for me."
"Getting a talent like CHARESE for a great brand like ALICE is a huge coup for SAN FRANCISCO," CBS RADIO/SAN FRANCISCO SVP/Market Manager DOUG HARVILL said, while ALICE VP/GM GREG NEMITZ added, "CHARESE is a proven winner with a sharp vision for what it takes to succeed with this format,"
"CHARESE has turned SOPHIE into a major force in the SAN DIEGO market," CBS RADIO/SAN DIEGO VP/Market Manager TINA RIFKIN said. "We feel fortunate that she will continue to oversee our brand while expanding her opportunities with CBS RADIO in SAN FRANCISCO."
Jeff Stewart Upped To APD At Sophie
At KSCF, middayer JEFF STEWART has been promoted to APD, effective MONDAY, AUG. 25th. He'll help PD CHARESE FRUGE’ oversee the day-to-day programming in SAN DIEGO while CHARESE also programs ALICE in SAN FRANCISCO. STEWART's SAN DIEGO radio career also includes stints at KCBQ, Q106, B949 and THE PLANET. CRISTY WESTFALL will continue to handle MD duties at KSCF.
"JEFF has been in the market for 18 years; he knows it inside and out," FRUGE' said. "He loves radio, is competitive and keeps me in check, I can't think of a better person to assist with leading the team."
I am thrilled for the opportunity to work directly with a great programming mind such as CHARESE, STEWART said. "I've been here since SOPHIE@1037's launch and share CHARESE's vision and passion to continue SOPHIE's growth in the SAN DIEGO market."
"JEFF has been a great asset to CBS RADIO over the years in many different positions," VP/Market Manager TINA RIFKIN said. "He demonstrates the team spirit and positive energy that will move the station forward."