Rick Thomas named PD at 92.3 NOW NYC

By on May, 1 2014 with Comments 0

Rick-ThomasRick Thomas has been named program director for CBS Radio’s Top 40 92.3 NOW (WNOW-FM) NYC.  The announcement was made by Scott Herman, Executive Vice President, Operations, CBS Radio and New York Market Manager. Thomas will assume his new role effective immediately.

Thomas was most recently PD at CBS Radio stations in LA.  He joined the Company in June 2013 overseeing programming at KTWV-FM and KRTH-FM.  His replacement will be named at a later date.

“Rick is a truly talented program director who brings a unique perspective to 92.3 NOW,” said Herman.  “He has a multitude of great ideas and the boundless energy needed to compete at this level.  We are thrilled to have him at the helm of the station as it continues to break new artists and drive the music and pop culture conversation.”

Thomas, who was born and raised in New York, has extensive experience as a programmer, consultant and on-air personality.  Past successes include turnarounds and top rankings at KYLD/San Francisco, KSFM/Sacramento and XHTZ/San Diego.  Thomas is also credited with developing rhythmic oldies and rhythmic AC formats in various markets which led to unprecedented ratings at XHRM/San Diego and at KUMU/Honolulu.

 

 

About The Author: Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.

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