Powers Joins Detroit's Ticket
October 15, 2009 at 11:46 AM (PT)
RADIOHIO/DISPATCH Sports WBNS-F (THE FAN)/COLUMBUS, OH PD JIMMY POWERS has been named PD at CBS RADIO Sports WXYT-A-F (97.1 THE TICKET)/DETROIT. POWERS has been at WBNS since NOVEMBER 2005 and previously worked at DICKEY Sports WCNN-A (680 THE FAN)-WALR-A-WFOM-A/ATLANTA and COX RADIO Talk WSB-A/ATLANTA's sports network properties.
SVP and Market Manager DEBBIE KENYON said, "I’m excited to have Jimmy on board at 97.1 THE TICKET. He’s a solid programmer who understands the sports format and building great team relationships. JIMMY's background and experience will be a definite asset to help the station continue to grow and dominate the DETROIT market."
"I’m thrilled to join the 97.1 team in DETROIT ," said POWERS. "Working for the No. 1 Sports station, THE TICKET, at the No. 1 broadcasting company is a great honor. DETROIT has the most loyal sports fans in the country and I’m looking forward to this great opportunity."