Bob Walker To Transfer To Hall Lakeland

97.5 WPCV Lakeland Ocala Hall CommunicationsHall Communications has announced that Vice President of Programming Bob Walker will transfer from Providence RI to Lakeland FL at some point in early 2020.

Walker will serve as Operations Manager for Hall’s four stations in Lakeland as well as Program Director of Country 97.5 WPCV in addition to his role as company VP/Programming. He will succeed the retiring Mike James.

Plans for Walker’s position as Program Director of “Cat Country 98.1” WCTK-FM New Bedford/Providence will be determined in 2020.

Hall Communications Vice President of Programming Bob Walker will segue from Providence / New Bedford to Lakeland / Winter Haven replacing the retiring Mike James as operations manager for WPCV, WWRZ, WLKF and WONN. Walker will also serve as WPCV program director in addition to Hall VP/Programming. Walker will join the Lakeland group at a yet to be determined date in 2020.

“This is a fantastic operation with some very talented people,” said Walker, “Our Central Florida group is the epitome of live and local radio and I look forward to working closely with our strong Florida brands in 2020 and beyond.”

“Bob has been working with our stations since he became group programmer,” said Nancy Cattarius, VP/GM for Hall Communications Lakeland. “We’re delighted Bob will be running the operation in 2020 and look forward to even more growth here in Florida.”

“I want to thank Nancy, Hall Executive Vice President Dan Dubonnet and Hall President Art Rowbotham for their confidence and for this opportunity,” added Walker. “The Hall Communications mission statement of local service is alive and well in Florida.”

Plans for replacing Walker at WCTK in Providence will be determined sometime in 2020.

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