Byron Harrell Named Director Of Music Programming For CBS Radio-Dallas-Fort Worth
September 6, 2012
Byron "Ron" Harrell has been named Director of Music Programming for CBS Radio's Dallas-Fort Worth stations, effective September 17. Harrell will serve as PD for AC KVIL (Lite 103.7 fm) and Classic Hits KLUV (98.7 KLUV) and will also provide strategic guidance for all CBS Radio-Dallas music brands.
"Ron is uniquely qualified to lead the very talented teams at our music stations," said Brian Purdy, Market Manager for CBS Radio-Dallas-Fort Worth. "He brings a wealth of creative ideas and a lot of energy to this position."
"Iím honored to be a member of this team," Harrell said, "and this will be fun. Weíre going to roll up our sleeves, play the hits and create great ear candy for our listeners."
Harrell has 23 years of experience leading various formats at stations in Detroit, Denver, Nashville and Jackson, MS. Most recently, he was PD for WDVD/WDRQ/WJR-Detroit and Regional Operations Manager for CumulusBroadcastingís 47 stations in the Michigan/Northwest Ohio region. Prior to that, he was station manager at Cumulusí Detroit stations 96.3 WDVD and 93.1 WDRQ.