Bill White Named PD At WGN-A
January 18, 2011 at 2:47 PM (PT)
GREATER MEDIA Talk WBT-A-F and Hot AC WLNK (107.9 THE LINK)/CHARLOTTE Operations Dir. BILL WHITE is heading to TRIBUNE Talk WGN-A/CHICAGO as PD, effective FEBRUARY 14th. WHITE fills the vacancy left by the departure of KEVIN METHENY late last year.
WHITE has been with WBT since 2001, and previously programmed KDKA-A/PITTSBURGH, KMBZ-A/KANSAS CITY, WTVN-A/COLUMBUS, and WTIC-A/HARTFORD.
"BILL brings extensive experience and a solid track record of success in programming live and local heritage stations like WGN Radio," said WGN VP/GM TOM LANGMYER. "He understands the personal bond that listeners have with WGN and will use his creativity, passion and experience to help make that connection stronger than ever."
"WGN has influenced me throughout my career and I'm honored to become a part of this important CHICAGO institution," said WHITE. "WGN is the ultimate in community connection, with incredible assets in talent, news and sports. I am thrilled to join TOM LANGMYER and his team at AMERICA's most respected set of call letters."