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MacGunnigle Rises WPRO-WPRV/Providence Program Director


Doug MacGunnigle
Doug MacGunnigle

Doug MacGunnigle is appointed Program Director for News/Talk WPRO-AM & FM/Providence, RI and sister News/Talk WPRV (AM 790). He previously was Assistant Program Director for WPRO, a post he's held since October, 2017. Before that, MacGunnigle was a producer and Digital Content Director. He started at WPRO in 2002 as a weekend board-op, taking on production and on-air duties on Hot 106 and 92 PRO FM. MacGunnigle returned to WPRO in May, 2015 and has served as producer of the "Matt Allen Show" and Digital Content Director for the station's digital assets.

Cumulus/Providence VP/Market Manager Holly Paras said, "Doug MacGunnigle is a tremendous asset to our News/Talk stations. With 20 years' experience in Providence radio, Doug knows the market and stations inside and out. He was the natural choice to lead WPRO and WPRV moving forward."

Operations Manager Mary Ellen Kachinske noted, "Doug is perfectly positioned to lead WPRO and WPRV with his intelligence, great instincts and deep knowledge of the station and market."

MacGunnigle commented, "I grew up listening to WPRO, and it is truly an humbling honor to be given an opportunity to lead this legendary radio station. I look forward to helping bring these stations into the future, while continuing to protect and grow WPRO's legacy as one of the great News/Talk stations in the country."

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