Andrew Jeffries Tapped As OM Of Clear Channel/Los Angeles
October 31, 2011 at 10:51 AM (PT)
ANDREW JEFFRIES, CLEAR CHANNEL Head Of AC Formats and day-to-day PD at Hot AC KBIG 104.3 MYFM) & AC KOST/LOS ANGELES, has been promoted to OM of the L.A. cluster. JEFFRIES is adding oversite for Top 40 KIIS-FM, Alternative KYSR (98-7FM), Urban AC KHHT (HOT 92.3) and AM Talk outlets KFI & KTLK, and Sports KLAC.
CLEAR CHANNEL/LOS ANGELES Pres./Market Mgr. GREG ASHLOCK said, "ANDREW is a wildly talented programmer with a solutions-oriented mindset. His diverse experience across multiple formats will serve him well as he interacts with our cluster of top ranked stations in LOS ANGELES."
JEFFRIES added, "Our CLEAR CHANNEL cluster encompasses world class programmers. They have so much experience and passion to share. Working alongside them for the past three years has been incredibly rewarding and I'm constantly learning from them. I'm looking forward to my new opportunity to further progress our brands on air and online that reach our millions of weekly listeners."
Before coming to the US, JEFFRIES has extensive international programming experience. He began his international radio career in NEW ZEALAND in 1989 and since then has worked in ENGLAND, SCOTLAND and AUSTRALIA. While in EUROPE, he was PD for KISS 100 LONDON and was also Head of Programming for MUSIC CHOICE/EUROPE. In 2008, JEFFRIES moved to the US to serve as PD at CLEAR CHANNEL Hot AC KIOI (STAR 101.3)SAN FRANCISCO. Later that year he became Head of AC Formats for CLEAR CHANNEL LOS ANGELES’ 104.3 MYFM and KOST 103.5.