Chad Rufer Named PD At KZZO, Byron Kennedy Rises At CBS/Sacramento
November 1, 2010 at 12:08 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS tipped you last week that FORT MYERS BROADCASTING Hot AC WINK-F and News WINK-A/FT. MYERS PD CHAD RUFER was on the move (NET NEWS 10/29)... now we can tell you where! RUFER has been named PD for CBS RADIO Hot AC KZZO (NOW 100.5)/SACRAMENTO.
"We are pleased to have someone with CHAD’s energy, passion and success join our team in SACRAMENTO," said SVP/Market Mgr. STEVE COTTINGIM. "CHAD is an experienced programmer with a proven track record."
"The opportunity to be a part of CBS RADIO is a dream come true for me," said RUFER. "I am very excited to be part of the 'NOW' brand and work alongside STEVE SALHANY (CBS RADIO’s VP/Hot AC Programming) and BYRON KENNEDY (CBS RADIO/SACRAMENTO VP/Programming) to expand the station’s position in the market."
Byron Kennedy Given Additional Responsibilities
In a related announcement, KENNEDY, also PD for Top 40/R KSFM, has added Country KNCI and Talk KHTK-A to his responsibilities. KENNEDY previously was overseeing programming for KZZO where he was instrumental in the launch of NOW 100.5 FM.
"I am pleased we were able to recruit someone with CHAD’s passion for NOW 100.5 and I am excited to take on the challenge of programming these additional stations," said KENNEDY.