Jeff Garrison Named CBS/Phoenix OM, Rick Gillette PD At KZON
August 4, 2010 at 6:51 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO VP/Country Stations JEFF GARRISON has been named OM for the three PHOENIX stations owned and operated by CBS RADIO, including Country KMLE, Classic Hits KOOL and Top 40/R KZON, with additional programming responsibilities for KMLE and KOOL. He returns to the market following a stint as PD for Country KILT/HOUSTON.
This move marks a return to PHOENIX for GARRISON having previously served as PD for KMLE from 1996-2002.
"I couldn’t be more pleased and excited to have JEFF back in PHOENIX," said SVP/Market Mgr. TIM POHLMAN. "His leadership, prior success and positive attitude will add so much to an already great team."
Programming Vet Rick Gillette To Oversee KZON
In a related announcement, RICK GILLETTE has been named PD for Top 40/R KZON effective immediately. GILLETTE’s career in the radio broadcasting industry spans more than 25 years. Most recently, he was PD for CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 WKSC (103.5 KISSFM)/CHICAGO.
Commented GARRISON, "RICK was the perfect choice to lead our programming efforts at 101.5. He is one of the most creative programmers in the business and his track record in the Top 40 arena speaks for itself. We look forward to having him on our team."