Tim Richards Named Show Director For Johnjay & Rich And PD For KYOT
March 7, 2011 at 1:05 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO AND ONLINE/TUCSON OM TIM RICHARDS will be joining the CLEAR CHANNEL/PHOENIX cluster as the Director of THE JOHNJAY AND RICH SHOW and PD of Smooth AC KYOT.
Said Pres./Market Manager JEFF ENGLAND, "We are very pleased to welcome TIM back to THE JOHNJAY AND RICH SHOW and KYOT. It is a great opportunity to reunite TIM with the hugely popular, and ever growing JOHNJAY AND RICH SHOW that he helped create. TIM's wealth of experience will be an asset to 95.5 KYOT and the PHOENIX cluster as well."
RICHARDS added, "I am honored to join the incredible CLEAR CHANNEL/PHOENIX team. JOHNJAY AND RICH have created an unbeatable morning show worthy of expansion into new markets. In addition, KYOT is a legendary station in THE VALLEY. It’s a privilege to work with SUSAN KARIS, GENE ROMANO, JEFF ENGLAND and SMOKEY RIVERS to take JOHNJAY AND RICH and KYOT to new heights. Thanks to TUCSON Market Manager SHANNA MCCOY, SVPP's BRAD HARDIN and JON ZELLNER and EVPO's GEORGE TOULAS and MARK KOPELMAN for the opportunity to work with one of the best teams in radio these past seven-and-a-half years. Words cannot express what the CLEAR CHANNEL/TUCSON family means to me."
CLEAR CHANNEL/PHOENIX OM SMOKEY RIVERS commented, "TIM has been a mentor, Program Director and confidante to JOHNJAY AND RICH for a decade. The show blossomed under his leadership in TUCSON. He played a large part in the development of the network as it exists today. JOHNJAY, RICH and the CLEAR CHANNEL/PHOENIX team are unanimous in our excitement about TIM moving into this role and growing the footprint of one the nation’s most entertaining radio shows."