WCCO-A Names Bob Shomper PD
May 4, 2011 at 10:57 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO Talk WCCO-A/MINNEAPOLIS has named BOB SHOMPER PD of the station, effective immediately. Previously, SHOMPER served as News Director at KTAR/PHOENIX, where his news staff recently received the 2011 MURROW AWARD for Overall Excellence. SHOMPER, who fills the slot left vacant by the departure of WENDY PAULSON on FEBRUARY 1st, has also programmed high-profile stations such as WBAP-A/DALLAS, WGN-A/CHICAGO and WLS-A/CHICAGO.
"BOB’s years of experience in, and knowledge of, the business are a perfect fit to help us continue building our success at WCCO," ANSELMO said. "His direction and leadership will be a great benefit to our community, the staff and listeners of WCCO."
"The legendary call letters of WCCO have been a part of my life since I can remember," SHOMPER said. "WCCO’s commitment to the TWIN CITIES community and its listeners is unparalleled and I am both thrilled and honored to join with MICK ANSELMO to lead the WCCO programming team."