Don Parker Named OM At Clear Channel/San Francisco
Will Also Program KISQ
November 4, 2009 at 2:55 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL/SAN FRANCISCO Pres./Market Manager DAVE PUGH has tapped DON PARKER as Operations Manager across the seven-station cluster effective NOVEMBER 16th.
PARKER has spent the past four years as President of PARKER BROADCASTING MEDIA SPECIALISTS. He's also served as NEXT MEDIA GROUP VP/Programming as well as PD at MEGA 100/LOS ANGELES, KKFR/PHOENIX, KTBZ/HOUSTON, KBOS/FRESNO and KEDG/LAS VEGAS. He's also has market experience as PD at crosstown Top 40/Dance KNGY (ENERY 92.7, now Top 40 KREV), and this makes his second run at Urban AC KISQ -- where he will be day-to-day PD -- as he was involved with KISQ's startup in 1997.
PUGH said, "DON brings a wide range of major-market experience to this role as well as a deep understanding of the SAN FRANCISCO market. We're looking forward to his perspective and impact on building our strong portfolio of radio and online brands."
PARKER told ALL ACCESS, "Both KMEL and KISQ have lots of momentum and lots of room for upward growth as well as the rest of the cluster.Words can't express how excited I am to be joining (SVPP) GENE ROMANO, DAVE PUGH and the talented group of programmers at CLEAR CHANNEL/SAN FRANCISCO. These brands are among the most respected in BAY AREA radio and I'm honored at the opportunity to guide them to even greater success."