Tear Tapped As CC/Pittsburgh OM
November 10, 2008 at 1:24 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL/PITTSBURGH Pres./Market Mgr. JOHN ROHM has promoted Top 40 WKST (96.1 KISS)/PITTSBURGH and AC WWSW (3WS) PD ALEX TEAR to the newly-created OM post. ALEX's new position will include oversight of all aspects of programming for the entire CLEAR CHANNEL/PITTSBURGH cluster. TEAR will also oversee all facets of engineering, marketing and promotions and the continued development of the station websites.
ROHM said, "ALEX has distinguished himself throughout his career as a programmer who is solidly grounded in the fundamentals and also adapts to new philosophies. His vision, leadership abilities and strong grasp of new technologies make him uniquely suited to develop this newly established position."
TEAR added, "I want to thank JOHN ROHM for this amazing opportunity, and I look forward to assisting PDs JOHN MOSCHITTA (WDVE/WXDX) and JAY BOHANNON (WPGB/WBGG) even further with our market leading brands. It's truly exciting to be involved with so many moving parts, over the past year, our team has really jelled -- 102.5 DVE, 96.1 KISS, FM NEWSTALK 104.7, 105.9 THE X and 94.5 3WS. We have consistently led the way.
"I am especially proud of our digital evolution; our web brands are the best in the market, offering our audience a massive variety of targeted content that compliments our on-air presentations."
In addition, ALEX will also oversee the stations sports platform which includes the PITTSBURGH STEELERS, PITTSBURGH PIRATES, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS and PITT PANTHERS football and basketball.