Knight Named Greater Media VP/Program Development
January 9, 2006 at 6:56 AM (PT)
BUZZ KNIGHT has been appointed VP/Program Development for GREATER MEDIA, overseeing development of innovative content and formats, enhancing the company’s current formats, identifying new talent, and developing GREATER MEDIA’s HD-2 programming. KNIGHT will continue to serve as an advisor for all of GREATER MEDIA’s Rock-based stations as Operations Manager for BOSTON’s WROR and WBOS and PHILADELPHIA's WMGK and WMMR.
“We’re fortunate to have one of the most creative and well respected programmers in the country on our team. I am honored to give BUZZ the recognition he deserves as he expands his role in the company,” said GREATER MEDIA President/CEO PETER SMYTH. KNIGHT added, “In today’s radio industry, it is such a rare opportunity to be able to concentrate on products and building a brand. I am very grateful to JOHN BORDES, PETER SMYTH and the entire GREATER MEDIA family for giving me this amazing opportunity. I look forward to continuing to take the company’s programming and product development efforts to the next level”
KNIGHT has been with GREATER MEDIA since FEBRUARY 2002. Prior to that, he PD of WZLX/BOSTON, WNOR/NORFOLK and WLVQ/Columbus. KNIGHT began his career at WRKI/BRIDGEPORT, CT, and was also an air talent at WNEW-FM/New York during the station's Rock era.