Townsquare Media Hires Kurt Johnson As SVP/Programming
August 5, 2011 at 10:19 AM (PT)
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA, LLC names KURT JOHNSON as SVP/Programming. JOHNSON will be responsible for programming across TOWNSQUARE MEDIA’s radio markets and will report to ERIK HELLUM, EVP/Radio. JOHNSON most recently was at CBS RADIO/DALLAS as VP/Programming. He also served as National VP of JACK FM stations.
"I am excited that KURT will be leading the TOWNSQUARE MEDIA team, growing our brands and ratings," said STEVEN PRICE, TOWNSQUARE MEDIA CHAIRMAN & CEO. "KURT is a talented programmer and brand builder with a consistent track record of success."
"Joining the leadership team of TOWNSQUARE MEDIA is a tremendous opportunity," said JOHNSON. "This is an exciting time in radio and I look forward to working with TOWNSQUARE’s local leaders to deliver compelling entertainment for our audience and to continue to grow our on-air, online and live events businesses."