Opelka Joins Air America As Montel's Exec. Producer
April 2, 2009 at 10:59 AM (PT)
Former "OPIE AND ANTHONY" and "WAKE UP WITH WHOOPI" producer MIKE OPELKA has joined AIR AMERICA MEDIA as Executive Producer of MONTEL WILLIAMS' new "MONTEL ACROSS AMERICA" show, debuting APRIL 6. OPELKA also served as APD and "BALTAZAR AND GOUMBA JOHNNY" producer at WKTU/NEW YORK and worked as a producer at WHTZ (Z100)/NEW YORK's "MORNING ZOO" in 1988-98.
"MIKE's the perfect guy to join with MONTEL in creating this exciting new radio program," said SVP of Programming BILL HESS. "We’re thrilled he’s joined us."
"I’m looking forward to working with MONTEL and the entire AIR AMERICA team to launch this one-of-a-kind radio show," said OPELKA. "As preparations are well underway, I’m excited to be a part of bringing MONTEL’s passion and talent to AIR AMERICA's listeners."