INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio industry veteran Chuck Williams has been named Senior Vice President/Market Manager of Emmis-Indianapolis, which includes B105.7, 93 WIBC, Country 97.1 HANK FM, 1070/107.5 The Fan as well as statewide news service Network Indiana.
"We've competed against Chuck throughout his career and always viewed him as a gifted, high integrity leader uniquely positioned to build on our foundation of success in Indianapolis," said Patrick Walsh, Emmis President and Chief Operating Officer. "We are thrilled he's agreed to lead our team in Indianapolis. With his deep knowledge of the Indianapolis radio market and the advertisers it serves, we expect him to jump right in and assist our talented team continue to grow and prosper."
Williams has served the last 11 years as Radio One Indianapolis Market Manager, which includes WTLC AM, WTLC FM, WHHH FM and WNOW-FM as well as leadership of Telemundo Indianapolis. Prior to joining Radio One, he was a top sales executive and general manager of Bonneville-Chicago. He serves on the boards of the Center for Leadership Development, Indianapolis Urban League, and Kennedy King Memorial Initiative, and is the Past Chairman of Indiana Broadcasters Association.
"I couldn't be more excited," Williams said. "I have long been an admirer of the Emmis culture, their people and their unfailing pride and leadership in the Industry and their communities. Thanks to Jeff Smulyan, Pat Walsh and Rick Cummings for their vote of confidence. Thanks to Charlie Morgan for building outstanding heritage stations with very talented people. I'm looking forward to joining Tracey Bean (Vice President of Sales, Emmis-Indianapolis), Bob Richards (VP-Programming, Emmis-Indianapolis) and the whole team, as well as working with, Charlie, Pat, Rick and everyone at Emmis."
Williams succeeds Charlie Morgan, who served as SVP/Emmis-Indianapolis Market Manager since 2009. He was named Interim Emmis-New York Market Manager in January 2016.
Editor's Note: A photo of Chuck is available by emailing [email protected].
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Emmis Communications Corporation is a diversified media company, principally focused on radio broadcasting. Emmis owns 19 FM and 4 AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin (Emmis has a 50.1% controlling interest in Emmis' radio stations located there), Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN. Emmis also developed and licenses TagStation®, a cloud-based software platform that allows a broadcaster to manage album art, metadata and enhanced advertising on its various broadcasts, and developed NextRadio®, a smartphone application that marries over-the-air FM radio broadcasts with visual and interactive features on smartphones.
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