CBS/Dallas SVP/Market Manager Brian Purdy Adds Houston Duties
March 24, 2009 at 3:37 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO/HOUSTON has named BRIAN PURDY SVP/Market Manager. The former VP/Market Manager for CLEAR CHANNEL’s DALLAS succeeds LAURA MORRIS in HOUSTON, who will be staying on to assist with the transition.
PURDY will oversee the cluster that includes Sports KILT-A, Country KILT-F, Top 40 KKHH (HOT 95.7), and News KIKK-A (CNN 650), plus AC KHMX (MIX 96.5) and Spanish Hits KLOL (MEGA 101), which the company is in the process of acquiring from CLEAR CHANNEL. He will also maintain his current duties managing CBS RADIO’s assets in DALLAS.
"BRIAN is a terrific market manager who has done an outstanding job positioning our Dallas properties as best in class and leaders in the industry," CBS RADIO Pres. DAN MASON said. "HOUSTON’s proximity to DALLAS has previously allowed for synergies we're not able to realize in some of our other markets. Now with BRIAN at the helm of both operations we'll be able to fully take advantage of our resources and the expertise of our employees with greater efficiency. Working together we'll elevate all our assets to an entirely new level."
In a related announcement, CBS Oldies KLUV and Spanish Contemporary KMVK (MEGA 107.5) GSM SARAH FRAZIER will segue to the Dir./Sales post at CBS RADIO/HOUSTON. He will be responsible for managing the company’s monthly and annual sales objectives for the market, as well as driving strategy to grow CBS RADIO’s revenue.