WAEB (B104)/Allentown PD Jeff Hurley has been promoted to CCM+E-Harrisburg Operations Manager, as well as Regional Program Manager for the Harrisburg, Lancaster/Reading, Williamsport and Allentown markets. The announcement came today from CCM+E VP/Regional Market Manager Dan Lankford, who commented, "Iím excited to announce that Jeff Hurley has accepted the position of Harrisburg OM and the regionís RPM effective 4/29. Jeff will continue to oversee B104 while we search for a replacement."
Hurley told FMQB, "Thank you to Dan Lankford, Jon Zellner, and Kevin Legrett for this unbelievable opportunity. Iíve been lucky enough to work directly with four of the markets within this region over the past 10 years, and Iím excited for the possibilities that lie ahead. The entire region is stocked with top-notch local talent who are the cornerstones of their successful brands. A tip of the cowboy hat to departing RPM/OM JT Bosch, who set an extremely high standard of success. Iíll miss my afternoon coffee conversations with CC/Allentown OM Craig StevensÖweíll have to set up Skype next to the Keurig!"
Hurley, who will begin his new gig on Monday, April 29, was named PD of WAEB/Allentown in January of 2012. Previously, he served as OM for Clear Channelís Lancaster/Reading markets. Previous stints include four years as PD of WLAN/Lancaster, a two year run as PD at WHKF/Harrisburg, as well as programming positions at WRTS/Erie and WILN/Panama City.
Hurley replaces JT Bosch who recently shifted to CCM+E-Austin, where he now serves as PD of Country stations KASE and KVET.