GOAL

To help a radio station grow into or maintain a dominant position in its market through building a managing a brand that crosses all platforms including on-air, digital and community. 

Work History

Work History
Apr 2011 - Present

On-Air Personality

Saga Communications/ WQMZ & WWWV

Afternoon personality on WQMZ (AC) and night personality on WWWV (Rock), Music scheduling for WQMZ, production, and appearances.

Jan 2009 - Jan 2011

Program Director/ Air Talent

Monticello Media/ WCYK

Re-launched the station as Hitkicker 99.7 with an edgier, more "today" presentation.  Station held number one position 12+ throughout tenure, and returned to #1 25-54 in the last two books.  Held Afternoon Drive shift.  Coached and trained programming employees from beginners to seasoned pros.  Managed music library.  Wrote and produced station imaging.  Managed station website.  Managed station's FACEBOOK and TWITTER accounts.  Grew listener databases on all three digital platforms.  Managed station events.  Made personal appearances on behalf of the station.  Put together two TV spots for the station and helped design a direct mailer.

Dec 1998 - Aug 2008

Program Director/ Air Talent

Clear Channel Communications/ WFRE

Maintained number one ratings in Frederick DMA throughout tenure and a competitive position in the Washington DC DMA.  Held Midday shift.  Created and managed station events that created revenue.  Coached on-air talent.  Managed music library.  Wrote and produced station imaging.  Made personal appearances on behalf of the station.  Did an extensive amount of commercial production.  Helped design several direct mailers.

Jun 1998 - Dec 1998

Program Director/ Air Talent

KCLR

Returned station from third to first place in the ratings.  Held Midday shift.  Coached on-air talent.  Managed music library.  Did commercial productio.  Made personal appearances on behalf of the station.

Jan 1994 - Jun 1998

Program Director/ Air Talent

WEBB

Launched a brand new station that debuted at number two and became number one by the second ratings book.  Remained in the top two throughout tenure.  Held Midday shift.  Managed music library.  Coached on-air talent.  Did extensive commercial production.  Made personal appearances on behalf of the station.  Helped design several newspaper insert marketing pieces. 

Jul 1993 - Jan 1994

On-air Talent

WKIS

Held various on-air shifts as a fill-in when needed.  Held regular weekend shifts.  Filled in for news anchor.  Did commercial production. 

Aug 1988 - Jul 1993

Music Director/ On-Air Talent

WIRK

Held Midday shift.  Managed music library.  Did commercial production plus imaging for WPBG-AM.  Made appearances on behalf of the station. 

Nov 1987 - Jul 1988

On-Air Talent

WRBA

Held Morning Co-host position with news and traffic reports, plus weekend on-air shift.  Did commercial production.  Managed automation system. 

May 1987 - Nov 1987

Production Director

Communication Sales and Services

Wrote and produced on-hold advertising  for various business. 

Apr 1986 - May 1987

On-air Talent

WFFG/ WMUM

Held Afternoon Drive shift.  Did Midday newscasts.  Wrote and produced commercials. 

Sep 1985 - Apr 1986

Board Operator

WQAM

Inserted local breaks for satellite programming and maintained transmitter logs.

Jan 1986 - Apr 1986

Call-out Researcher

WLVE

Conducted call-out research testing song hooks and asking perceptual questions.

Education

Education

Radio Broadcasting Certificate

Miami Lakes Technical Education Center

Associate of Arts

Broward Community College

Received a general studies degree, but completed several business courses including Accounting, Management and Marketing.

Skills

Skills

Adobe Audition

Have also used Prophet Wizard and SawPlus editing software.

VORTAL Website Software

Also have experience with Clear Channel's web template.

Microsoft Office Suite

Studio Operation

Thorough working knowledge of Nexgen, iMedia Touch, Scott Studios and Audio Vault.

Music Scheduling

Thorough working knowledge of Selector, Music Master and Powergold.

Interests