Mike Preston Named VP/Programming For KCBS-A & KFRC/San Francisco
March 22, 2006 at 10:48 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO/SEATTLE VP/CHR Programming and Top 40 KBKS (KISS 106.1) PD MIKE PRESTON has been named VP/Programming for sister News KCBS-A and Classic Hits KFRC/SAN FRANCISCO, effective MONDAY, APRIL 3.
Additionally, KEN KOHL will begin advising CBS RADIO’s six SAN FRANCISCO stations as VP/News and Talk Programming, effective immediately. He will continue in his role as VP/GM for Talk KIFR (106.9 FREE FM), reporting to CBS RADIO/SAN FRANCISCO SVP and Market Manager DOUG HARVILL.
"MIKE has contributed tremendously to the success of CBS RADIO and I’m thrilled to have him join the SAN FRANCISCO team in this programming capacity," said Harvill. "KEN did a terrific job launching 106.9 FREE FM and we’re fortunate to be able to utilize his extensive news and talk experience as an advisor to the entire cluster of stations."
ED CAVAGNARO continues as Dir./News and Programming for KCBS-AM. "ED is a valued and senior member of the KCBS management team," added HARVILL. "His veteran leadership has proved invaluable as we’ve rapidly expanded the powerful brand of KCBS to streaming, podcasting, a successful website and soon an FM HD2 channel."