KATM/Modesto-Stockton, CA Adds Andy Winford As PD
November 30, 2016 at 2:48 PM (PT)
CUMULUS Country KATM (KAT COUNTRY)/MODESTO-STOCKTON, CA has added ANDY WINFORD as PD, filling the vacancy created when NIKKI THOMAS transferred to sister station WIVK/KNOXVILLE in AUGUST (NET NEWS 8/15). WINFORD joins the station from TOWNSQUARE MEDIA/YAKIMA, WA where he was Brand Manager for the cluster's News-Talk KIT-A and Rock KATS. WINFORD's previous programming experience includes time at CHBN/EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA; KKBZ and KHIT/FRESNO, CA; iHEARTMEDIA's KURQ and KSTT/SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA.
"KAT COUNTRY has been a great radio station for nearly 25 years," said CUMULUS/MODESTO-STOCKTON, CA VP/Market Manager BOB BERGER. "What makes it great is the people that have been and are a part of it today. ANDY WINFORD will bring us fresh ears and ideas, and I know that he will work to support the great talent we have in place. I am excited to see KAT COUNTRY's growth in serving our community in the coming years."
"I want to thank VP/Market Manager BOB BERGER and OM RICHARD PERRY for giving me the opportunity to be the leader of one of AMERICA's truly great radio stations, as evidenced by its previous CMA and ACM Station Of The Year awards," WINFORD said. "I'm truly humbled, and I can't wait to start collaborating with the fantastic talent that's ruled over MODESTO-STOCKTON for the last decade and has become part of KAT COUNTRY 103's rich history."