Citadel Media Ups Mike Love to Senior PD/Urban
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Citadel Media promotes Mike Love to Senior Director of Programming and Distribution for its Urban platform. In his new role, he will lead content development and affiliate relations efforts for the radio network's full portfolio of Urban products, which includes "The Michael Baisden Show," "The Brian McKnight Show," "Big Boy's Neighborhood" and "Afternoons with Doug & DeDe."
"Mike is a talented industry veteran and I'm excited about the possibilities as he takes the helm for our Urban team," said Senior VP/Programming and Distribution Carl Anderson. "He will now have responsibility for growing the affiliate base for all of our Urban shows and I look forward to the successes he will build for each of those programs and their advertisers."
Love, a 30-year industry vet, began his career as an on-air personality for WDBR-FM/Springfield, IL. Love's management experience includes running Urban stations in New York, Philadelphia, and St. Louis. Prior to joining Citadel Media, he served as Program Director and midday host for WWDM-FM/Columbia, SC.
"I'm grateful for the confidence and trust the company's leadership team has shown in me," said Love. "Working with Michael Baisden has been such a wonderful experience and I'm anxious to collaborate with the full complement of our on-air personalities, which are collectively among the best in the industry."