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Jay Michaels Named Program Director for NRG/Omaha Duo


Jay Michaels
Jay Michaels

Jay Michaels is named Program Director for NRG's KQKQ-FM (Sweet 98.5) and KOPW-FM (Power 106.9)/Omaha. The veteran radio programmer has worked as Program Director at Entercom's KVIL-FM (then AMP 103.7) and KJKK-FM (100.3 Jack FM)/Dallas, as well as KDMX-FM and KDGE-FM/Dallas. Michaels has also held programming stints at Hot 93.3/Austin and KRBE-FM/Houston. He's also served as Operations Manager at WROX & WUSH/Norfolk and Music Director at KDGE/Dallas as well as KISS and KHFI/Austin.

NRG Media General Manager Mark Shecterle stated, "I am thrilled to have Jay join our incredibly talented and award-winning staff. Jay's music knowledge, creativity, passion for radio and his competitive spirit is second to none. Jay has a great programming mind, as well as a strong sales mentality, which is important in our business. I am very fortunate to once again work with Jay, as he is truly one of the best programmers in the business."

"I'm beyond excited to reunite with one of the biggest influences in my career Mark Shecterle and join a fantastic radio company that focuses on great local radio," added Michaels. I cannot wait to start programming, and join a very talented group of individuals who still value what local radio is should be. I'm honored to be the next Program Director for such iconic brands, Sweet 98.5 and Power 106.9."

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