Ken Charles Named VP Of Programming For Clear Channel-Sacramento
December 5, 2012

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Sacramento has promoted Ken Charles to VP of Programming, effective immediately. Charles will oversee programming for the six station cluster as well as continuing his position as National Brand Coordinator for News Talk and Sports.

"We are extremely excited to have Ken leading the programming and brand strategies for Clear Channel-Sacramento," said Dave Milner, Market President, CCM+E-Sacramento. "His experience and passion, combined with our excellent team of professionals will certainly make for a winning combination."

Charles began his radio career in 1995 as Director of Programming and News for WSYR and WHEN/Syracuse. In 1998 he joined the Clear Channel team and was named Director of Programming for WGST and Georgia News Network in Atlanta. He later served as RVP of Programming for Clear Channelís Texas markets as well as OM for Clear Channel-Houston and Director of Programming for KTRH, KPRC and KBME. Charles most recently served as Director of Programming for Clear Channel-Miamiís WIOD and WINZ

"It has been a great five years in South Florida," said Charles. "However, this is an exciting opportunity to grow with the company and work with the amazing team of professionals at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Sacramento."

"We look forward to having Ken Charles' talent and experience at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Sacramento," said Brad Hardin, SVP of Programming, Major Markets West. "He will be a true asset to the cluster."

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