Beasley/Miami Ups Joe Bell As Greg Reed Steps Down
January 6, 2006 at 2:36 PM (PT)
BEASLEY/MIAMI ups Country WKIS GM JOE BELL to Market Manager of WKIS and Sports WQAM-A. BELL, who will also serve as GM for WQAM-A, replaces the exiting GREG REED. REED, a 20-year veteran whose contract with BEASLEY recently ended, will continue to serve as a consultant for Top 40/Rhymthic WPOW (POWER 96). Additionally, corporate VP/Sales HEATHER MONAHAN will serve as interim GM at WPOW.
Commenting on BELL's promotion, BEASLEY COO BRUCE BEASLEY stated, "We are excited to utilize JOE’s experience at KISS and his significant broadcasting experience. His knowledge of the MIAMI market will allow him to hit the ground running at WQAM. WQAM’s strong programming and JOE’s management expertise will be a great combination."
Said BELL, "I have enjoyed my experience at KISS COUNTRY and look forward to working with the WQAM team. WQAM offers listeners the best sports coverage in the area and I hope to continue to reach new listeners and drive the success of the station in the near and long-term future. I will truly have the best of both worlds in my new positions."