Cumulus AC “Lite Rock 105” WWLI Providence has brought Paul Giammarco back to the cluster as afternoon host.
Giammarco previously programmed sister News/Talk 630 WPRO/99.7 WEAN from 2005-2012 and rejoins the company from WLWC-TV where he worked in Account Development and Management. He worked weekends at WWLI from 2003 to 2005.
Debuting on July 26, Giammarco fills the vacancy created by former Program Director Brian DeMay’s move to Cincinnati in May.
Cumulus Media announces that local broadcasting professional Paul Giammarco will join Lite Rock 105/WWLI-FM in Providence, RI, as Afternoon Drive Host. Giammarco will debut on Lite Rock 105 on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, and his show will air weekdays from 3-7PM.
Giammarco is Rhode Island born, raised and educated, attending Rhode Island School of Broadcasting and CCRI. He comes to Cumulus Media-Rhode Island from the CW28, where he was in account management and development. Previously, Giammarco was Operations Manager/Program Director for News Talk 630 WPRO and 99.7 FM. He was also an owner of WNRI in Woonsocket for many years.
Emily Boldon, Vice President, AC, for Cumulus Media and Interim Program Director for Lite Rock 105 said: “Paul’s years of radio experience in this building, paired with his incredible relationships in this market, made him an ideal choice for this unique opportunity. We are so excited to have Paul back on the team at Cumulus-Providence, and on-air at Lite Rock 105.”
“It’s an honor to be part of the Cumulus-Providence team and a member of the amazingly talented Lite Rock 105 line-up,” said Giammarco. “I am goose bump excited to spend every weekday afternoon entertaining our Southern New England listeners while playing today’s hits and yesterday’s favorite music.”