Clear Channel Boosts Brown And Vaughn In Chicago
September 16, 2009 at 2:10 PM (PT)
In CHICAGO, CLEAR CHANNEL elevates DERRICK BROWN and RICK VAUGHN to Directors of Social Media. DERRICK BROWN is currently OM of Urban AC WVAZ (V-103). VAUGHN is OM of Top 40 WKSC (KISS103.5); both men will continue in those positions. Under the new set-up BROWN will be responsible for social networking for UAC WVAZ, AC WLIT (93.9 LITE FM) and Black Gospel WGRB-A (INSPIRATION 1390). VAUGHN will oversee social networking for Top 40 WKSC, Urban WGCI and Hispanic WNUA ( MEGA 95.5).
As directors of social media, BROWN and VAUGHN will assume responsibility for utilizing new media and social networking to extend station brands including FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE and TWITTER.
“DERRICK and RICK have built amazing on-air and online brands at WVAZ and WKSC and I am thrilled that we will be able to tap into their talents,” said TONY COLES, OM of CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO/CHICAGO. “The continued growth of online communities dictate that we create various outlets for our listeners and advertisers to connect with out stations.”