Greater Media Changes PDs At Ben-FM And Now 97.5
October 30, 2008 at 11:24 AM (PT)
GREATER MEDIA Adult Hits WBEN (BEN-FM)/PHILADELPHIA has appointed JULES RILEY PD; she officially starts in mid-NOVEMBER. Her appointment prompts the move of current PD DON GOSSELIN to the PD post at AC sister WNUW (NOW 97.5).
RILEY most recently served was PD of BONNEVILLE Adult Hits WARH (106.5 THE ARCH) and former Rhythmic AC WMVN (MOVIN 101.1)/St. Louis. She has also been an OM for CITADEL BROADCASTING/WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA and a PD at JOURNAL BROADCAST GROUP/WICHITA.
"JULES has a track record of excellence in the Adult Hits format," GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA VP/Market Manager JOHN FULLAM said. "We can't wait to see her take our great BEN brand and make it even greater."
"I am excited to join JOHN FULLAM, BILL SCHULTZ, BUZZ KNIGHT and the GREATER MEDIA team in PHILADELPHIA as the new PD of BEN-FM," said RILEY. "To have an opportunity like this is rare today. I feel incredibly fortunate to work with one of the industry’s best companies."
DON GOSSELIN becomes PD of NOW 97.5 immediately. "We are thrilled to take DON’s expertise in the AC format and allow him to focus on NOW 97.5 FM," said FULLAM. "It’s a privilege to have such a great programming veteran on our team."
"This is the opportunity of a lifetime, to build a radio brand from the ground up that is 100% focused on serving our listeners and advertisers," GOSSELIN said. "The initial growth of NOW 97.5FM is exciting to watch and with the help of JOHN and BUZZ we will make PHILADELPHIA radio history"