Mark Adams Named VP Of Programming For CCM+E-Portland
December 9, 2013
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Portland announced today that Mark Adams has been named VP of Programming for the cluster, effective immediately. He will oversee the programming operations for Clear Channel-Portland's eight stations.
Adams joins CCM+E-Portland from CBS Radio-Houston, where he most recently served as VP of Music Programming. He joined CBS Radio in April 2008 and also served as OM and PD. Adams previously worked in the Portland market from 2000-2008, during that time he served as PD of KXJM and OM for KXL-AM. His previous experience also includes roles in the San Francisco, Milwaukee and Fresno markets.
"I would like to thank Clear Channel Portland for this opportunity. I'm looking forward to working with all of the incredible brands and teams in the market and contributing to their future success," said Adams. "Portland is one of my favorite cities in the country and it's exciting to have the chance to return to the Pacific Northwest and do some great radio."
"We are thrilled to have Mark return to Portland and join our team," said Robert Dove, Market President, CCM+E-Portland. "Mark has a proven track record and I know he will lead the Clear Channel Portland cluster to even greater ratings success."
"We look forward to having Mark Adams talent and experience at Clear Channel Portland," said Brad Hardin, SVP of Programming, CCM+E. "He will be a true asset to the cluster and drive the necessary innovation and strategy to continue to improve our great brands in the market."
"Mark is a true talent with tremendous programming experience," said Hartley Adkins, EVP of Operations, CCM+E. "We are extremely pleased to have Mark leading the programming and brand strategies for Clear Channel Portland as we continue to provide a greater reach than any other media choice in Portland."