Thursday, December 05, 2013

Bruce Logan takes over CBS Houston as Vice President of Programming and Operations Manager

CBS RADIO Houston today announced that Bruce Logan has been named Vice President of Programming and Operations Manager for the six-station cluster which includes KHMX-FM (Hot adult contemporary), KIKK-AM (sports), KILT-FM (country), KILT-AM (sports), KKHH (Top 40), and KLOL-FM (Spanish). He will also have day-to-day programming responsibilities for The Bull, KILT-FM; and Hot 95.7, KKHH. The appointment is effective on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

“Bruce has a reputation as one of the premier country radio programmers in America,” said Sarah Frazier, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Houston. “We have admired his work for some time and are thrilled we have an opportunity to bring him into the division. I am equally excited about his leadership skills and ability to build teams which is so important in today’s cluster environment.”

Logan joins CBS RADIO Houston from Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. He has worked for the company in various programming capacities since first beginning with them in 1996 as Operations Manager of their four station cluster in Greenville, S.C. He most recently was National Country Brand Coordinator working with all of Clear Channel’s country radio station nationwide.

Additionally, he has served as Regional Program Manager overseeing stations in Asheville, N.C., Greensboro, N.C., and Greenville, S.C. and also had responsibility for the programming efforts of country stations WSSL-FM and WESC-FM, and WTQR-FM in Greenville and Greensboro, respectively. Prior to that, Logan was Operations Manager for Clear Channel’s Charlotte stations from 2003-11, and Regional Vice President of Programming from 2002-08.

In February of this year, Logan was recognized by Radio Ink as one of the Best Country Programmers in America. He was previously honored by the magazine in 2012.

“An opportunity like this only comes along once in a lifetime,” said Logan. “I am so excited to be joining the CBS RADIO Houston team, and am humbled to be working with the talented management across the division. We have big signals, solid brands and great people – making all those things work even better together is our focus and I believe we have a lot of success coming our way. They say everything is bigger in Texas and I've just discovered that
applies to your dreams too.”

(This post taken from a release sent to me by CBS Radio Houston)

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