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WHQG/Milwaukee PD Borna Velic Adds WKLH PD Duties


Borna Velic
Borna Velic

Saga's Rock WHQG-FM (102.9 The Hog)/Milwaukee Program Director Borna Velic adds programming duties for co-owned Classic Rock WKLH-FM and will now oversee both stations, effective immediately. Borna has spent his entie career in the Midwest working in rock radio, leaving WAPL-FM, WZOR-FM and WCHK-FM/Appleton, WI, as Music Director in 2013 to join The Hog.

In addition, WHQG midday personality Mindy Novotny is been promoted to Music Director and Programming Assistant, while WNRG-FM MD/midday host Mandy Scott is elevated to WKLH Programming Assistant, retaining her current responsibilities, as well as WHQG afternoon co-host.

Milwaukee Radio Group VP/General Manager Bob Bellini said, "First, I want to thank the many candidates who interviewed with us from near and far. We left no stone unturned in our search, and through these many weeks, Borna interviewed by actually doing the job. Saga Communications is committed to hiring the best talent, from within or without, and I'm elated that three exceptional Milwaukee Radio Group staff will grow and contribute to our success.".

Velic commented, "I am incredibly excited and humbled to join the veteran team at WKLH. Thank you to Ed Christian, Chris Forgy, and Scott Chase for their confidence in me to lead such an iconic brand. Special thanks to Bob Bellini for his ongoing mentorship to further the success he's established at WKLH."

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