Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announces an extended contract with Doc Wynter as SVP of Urban Programming and an expanded role with the company, effective immediately. As SVP of Urban Programming, Wynter will continue to serve as Urban and Urban AC Brand Manager, providing his programming expertise to Clear Channel stations across the country.
As part of his expanded role with Clear Channel, Wynter will join Dennis Clark's talent development team, now coaching talent across a variety of formats. He will continue working with key Urban Program Directors and syndicated talent like Steve Harvey, Keith Sweat and The Breakfast Club to maximize ratings in their respective markets and programs and now expand his responsibilities to key talent and stations across all formats. Wynter will also continue working with record label partners to identify opportunities to leverage Clear Channel's platform to introduce new Hip Hop and R&B artists and music to listeners through digital and on-air assets as well as live events and create the format's quarterly ultimate contest. Wynter has been with Clear Channel since 1988 and is responsible for successfully launching a number of Urban stations including Power 105.1 in New York and most recently WMIB in Miami and 93.7 The Beat in Houston.
"I have a passion for developing talent and look forward to furthering many of our personalities' careers here at Clear Channel," said Wynter. "A big thank you to our Executive Programming team for their confidence in me to continue leading our urban programming."
"Doc's Urban programming expertise is second to none and he's a proven talent coach within the Urban format," said Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Platforms, CCM+E. "We're excited to have him expand his coaching to other formats, as part of Dennis Clark's already stellar talent development team."