Hustle Named MD At Hot 97 In New York
September 2, 2011 at 9:44 AM (PT)
EMMIS Top 40/Rhythmic WQHT (HOT 97)/NEW YORK names former KKFR/PHOENIX PD KARLIE HUSTLE MD. HUSTLE succeeds JILL STRADA, who was named PD at WPOW(POWER 96)/MIAMI in JUNE (Net News 6/29)
EMMIS VP/Programming and HOT 97 PD EBRO DARDEN made the announcement today (9/2) saying, "Programming experience, PPM experience, management skills, organizational skills, work ethic, focus and competitive tenacity were some of the attributes we were looking for in filling this position and we found someone. We also hired a fan of the truest forms of Hip-Hop. KARLIE’s diverse background and high intellect help her to understand the cultural differences NEW YORK has compared to other markets around the country. This is very useful in helping HOT 97 serve the local Hip-Hop community."
DARDEN went on to say, "KARLIE loves doing charity work, being involved in the community and recently was the Music Business teacher at PHOENIX COLLEGE. With all of her life experience, plus her PPM experience, she made the perfect hire for Music Director and an awesome new addition to our Programming Department."