Jay Thomas Joins Treehouse Records
July 14, 2009 at 1:04 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS has learned that TREEHOUSE RECORDS/NASHVILLE has tapped SIRIUS XM air-personality JAY THOMAS for Southeast duties. THOMAS, who currently hosts mornings on The Highway and weekends on Prime Country, will report to VP/Promotion TONY BENKEN. THOMAS has been with SIRIUS XM for the past 3-years.
This will be THOMAS' second stint with BENKEN. The two worked together briefly at CATEGORY 5, previous to JAY joining XM. Prior to CATEGORY 5, THOMAS was APD/MD/air personality at CLEAR CHANNEL Country WWYZ/HARTFORD and before that at CITADEL Country WEBB/AUGUSTA, ME. He started his career at FREE LANCE STAR PUBLISHING WFLS/FREDERICKSBURG, where he spent 12-years, starting as a parttimer and rising to APD/MD duties.
BENKEN said: “JAY THOMAS is a hidden gem that won't be hidden much longer. He loves music and loves radio equally. With his belief in BLAINE LARSEN, knowledge of radio, and work ethic, I am proud to announce him as the newest addition to the TREEHOUSE!”
THOMAS starts working the first TREEHOUSE project, "It Did," from BLAINE LARSEN, on MONDAY, JULY 13th. You can reach him at (703) 888-1826 (home/office) or (703) 969-2498 and by email at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.