Slacker Names Jess Wright Country Music Format Captain
October 25, 2016 at 4:11 PM (PT)
SLACKER RADIO has appointed JESS WRIGHT to be its Country Music Format Captain. She will oversee the programming for SLACKER's suite of Country stations, the production of Daily Country News, and the development of new features. WRIGHT has hosted several SLACKER stations since 2013 and before that, spent a decade in terrestrial radio outlets in WICHITA; WILKES-BARRE, PA; FREDERICK, MD; and MEMPHIS.
"I'm so excited to be joining the SLACKER family," WRIGHT said. "And also about the possibilities of what we can do in the Country music world! This format is my love, and I'm looking forward to getting even more deeply involved in promoting the music and artists that make it great."
"Country music as become increasingly important to SLACKER, and we are very excited to have someone of JESS' caliber join our team," SLACKER VP/Programming KEVIN STAPLEFORD said. "She knows the music, she knows the artists, and she knows the best places to eat in NASHVILLE are definitely not on Broadway."