NRG Omaha Ups McElligott To AM GSM
May 12, 2009 at 11:28 AM (PT)
NRG MEDIA's OMAHA cluster ups AE STACIE MCELLIGOTT to GSM for its AM stations, Sports KOZN-A (1620 THE ZONE), Talk KKAR-A, Talk KOIL-A, and Regional Mexican KMMQ-A (LA PRECIOSA). MCELLIGOTT, who will assume her new position on JUNE 1st, succeeds TIM MARSHALL, who recently was named GM of the company's GRAND ISLAND, NE cluster.
Dir. of Sales SAM COUGHLIN said, "STACIE is high energy and has a tremendous track record of success within our own operation. Her dedication, commitment to the stations, connection with our advertisers and passion for the industry make her the perfect manager to lead our AM stations to new heights."
MCELLIGOTT started with the stations in 2000, and was once Producer of KOZN's "UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT" show with KEVIN KUGLER, who said, "This is great news for the ZONE and our sister AM stations. I have known STACIE for many years and she is more than capable of taking the AM stations to the next level. In addition, as our former show producer, she’s highly trained to handle the most 'adverse' situations! She’ll do a great job."
AM OM NEIL NELKIN added, "STACIE started as a part-time board operator and quickly progressed through the ranks, assuming more responsibility with each promotion. Her dedication and passion for our mission, combined with her understanding of our commitment to our listeners, advertisers and Great Local Radio, make Stacie the perfect choice."
GM RHONDA GERRARD said, "Her background in programming, coupled with her fast growth in sales, makes her a tremendous leader for this position. STACIE wears her passion for AM radio on her sleeve and I am confident she will grow these stations exponentially."