Charese Fruge' Named KYSR/L.A. PD
May 9, 2006 at 4:24 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL Hot AC KYSR (STAR 98.7)/LOS ANGELES nabs ENTERCOM Hot AC KALC (ALICE 105.9)/DENVER PD CHARESE FRUGE’ for similar duties. FRUGE’ replaces MIKE MARINO, who will resume fulltime programming of crosshall sister Urban AC KHHT (HOT 92.3).
Commenting on the appointment, STAR 98.7 GM CRAIG ROSSI said, "CHARESE clearly has the vision needed to lead our new ‘Today’s Music Alternative’ direction. She has a great track record in this genre and a genuine passion for the great new pop alternative and pop rock music coming our way."
She has a great track record in this genre and a genuine passion for the great new pop alternative and pop rock music coming our way
Continued ROSSI, "I also want to acknowledge the valuable contributions of MIKE MARINO in overseeing STAR 98.7’s relaunch last month as ‘Today’s Music Alternative’. It’s been the plan this year to recruit a dedicated PD for the station and MIKE has given his full endorsement to CHARESE’s selection. Now he can go back to his day job down the hall."
Added FRUGE’, "Programming STAR 98.7 in LA is the opportunity of a lifetime! Thank you CRAIG ROSSI, MICHAEL MARTIN and JIM RYAN for giving me the chance to make my dream come true. I can’t wait to dive in."