Rick Thomas Named PD At KRTH-KTWV/L.A.
May 13, 2013 at 4:06 PM (PT)
RICK THOMAS has been named PD at CBS RADIO Classic Hits KRTH (K-EARTH 101) and Smooth AC KTWV (94.7 THE WAVE)/LOS ANGELES, effective JUNE 17th. THOMAS' resume includes stints at KYLD/SAN FRANCISCO, KSFM/SACRAMENTO, XHTZ (Z90) and XHRM (MAGIC 92.5)/SAN DIEGO, and NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS; He most recently served as Dir. of Programming at OHANA BROADCAST CO.'s HONOLULU cluster.
“I’m beyond thrilled that RICK is joining CBS RADIO in LOS ANGELES and he is the perfect choice to program K-EARTH and THE WAVE,” said CBS RADIO LOS ANGELES VP/Programming KEVIN WEATHERLY. “I had the privilege of competing directly against RICK in my first PD job in SAN DIEGO, so I know we are getting a warrior and a winner to lead these two great stations.”
STEVE CARVER, SVP/Market Manager for CBS RADIO LOS ANGELES, said, “RICK has a passion for radio, terrific instincts, thinks strategically and knows the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA market.”
"I am absolutely thrilled at the privilege of caring for K-EARTH 101 and THE WAVE,” said THOMAS. I’m looking forward to working in concert with STEVE CARVER, GREG STRASSELL, KEVIN WEATHERLY and the entire CBS RADIO/LOS ANGELES team to grow these two elite and heritage L.A. brands and to take the stations to new levels of success."