CBS/Dallas Names Bruce Gilbert VP/News, Talk and Sports Programming
August 2, 2010 at 1:42 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO/Dallas has named BRUCE GILBERT VP/News, Talk and Sports Programming with oversight of 105.3 THE FAN and 1080 KRLD-A. Previously CEO for RED ZEBRA BROADCASTING, GILBERT starts MONDAY, AUG. 16th.
"We're extremely delighted that BRUCE is returning to the METROPLEX to be part of the CBS RADIO DALLAS/FORT WORTH team," CBS RADIO/DALLAS Market Mgr. BRIAN PURDY. "His reputation and experience are exceptional and will have an immediate impact on our stations’ presentation."
"I am genuinely excited to join BRIAN and the entire CBS RADIO/DALLAS team," GILBERT said. "My wife and I are thrilled to be returning to TEXAS and I am inspired and challenged by the professional opportunity to work with the many talented individuals responsible for the terrific news, talk and sports content CBS RADIO produces each day."
With GILBERT's appointment, TOM BIGBY will return to his role as VP/Strategic Programming. "What TOM brought to KRLD was invaluable," PURDY said. "He is truly a visionary in sports radio and we, like so many other CBS RADIO stations previously, were lucky to have been able to tap into his experience."
Additionally, KURT JOHNSON will focus on CBS RADIO’s music-formatted stations as , CBS RADIO/DALLAS VP/Programming.