Valerie K. Blackburn Named GM Of KFWB/Los Angeles
October 31, 2011 at 5:49 PM (PT)
With the closing of the long-delayed transfer of News-Talk KFWB-A/LOS ANGELES from CBS RADIO to the KFWB ASSET TRUST and KFWB LICENSE TRUST with CLARK RADIO, LLC as Trustee, the station, which is now technically separate from the CBS cluster, has named CBS RADIO/LOS ANGELES Controller VALERIE K. BLACKBURN as GM. She will continue to serve as Controller for the CBS stations while managing KFWB.
"This is an incredible opportunity as KFWB continues to show growth," said BLACKBURN. "With the great talent of our news teams, DAVE RAMSEY, LES BROWN and BOB MCCORMICK, and assets like CLIPPERS basketball and our lifestyle programming, I'm confident we will continue to build upon the momentum shown in the latest ratings released today."
DIANE SUTTER, Pres./ CEO of SHOOTINGSTAR BROADCASTING, is overseeing the license on behalf of the trust. "With VALERIE we look forward to continuing to maximize the potential of this great News/Talk station," said SUTTER. "We plan to reinforce the strong growth the station is currently experiencing."