WXOS Names Kent Sterling PD
June 9, 2011 at 3:25 PM (PT)
HUBBARD BROADCASTING Sports WXOS (101 ESPN)/ST. LOUIS has named KENT STERLING PD. He replaces JASON BARRETT, who left for KBWF/SAN FRANCISCO
Previously, STERLING was PD at News/Talk WIBC/INDIANAPOLIS. He starts at 101 ESPN on MONDAY, JUNE 20th. "I am very excited about this new opportunity with HUBBARD RADIO in ST. LOUIS, and I’m really looking forward to joining this great radio brand," STERLING said. "101 ESPN is one of the premiere Sport Radio products in the U.S., and ST. LOUIS is the best sports towns across the nation, bar none.
"JASON BARRETT did a wonderful job of launching 101 ESPN," he continued. "His efforts, along with VP/Market Manager JOHN KIJOWSKI, put the station on the fast track to top industry recognition within the Sports/Talk radio format. I am looking forward to working with the 101 ESPN staff, and taking the station to the next level of national prominence."
"JASON BARRETT and his team did an incredible job of building WXOS into the top-tier Sports station in ST. LOUIS," HUBBARD RADIO/ST. LOUIS VP/Market Manager JOHN KIJOWSKI said. "The success that the station has enjoyed helped to attract some of the biggest and brightest sports minds in the business. Because of 101 ESPN’s national success, we had the privilege of interviewing some very smart and accomplished candidates.
"With that said, we are fortunate to have the opportunity of hiring KENT STERLING. He thinks strategically, is very competitive and he is a major sports fan. KENT is a proven talent coach, and our 101 ESPN team is looking forward to the opportunity to access KENT’s experience and knowledge. Personally, I look forward to his leadership, and believe under his stewardship we will go the next level."