Hall Communications VP of Programming Bob Walker will head from his Providence/New Bedford base to Lakeland/Winter Haven as Operations Manager for country WPCV (97.5), adult hits “Max 98.3 FM” WWRZ, “Talk 1430” WLKF, “ESPN Radio 92.7” WONN-FM and adult standards WONN (1230). Walker, who will serve as PD of WPCV and continue in his VP/Programming role, succeeds Mike James, who is retiring. He will start his new role in 2020.
“Bob has been working with our stations since he became group programmer,” Hall Communications Lakeland VP/GM Nancy Cattarius said in a release. “We’re delighted Bob will be running the operation in 2020 and look forward to even more growth here in Florida.”