Debbie Mazella Upped To WMGQ Program Director

Debbie Mazella Magic 98.3 WMGQ New Brunswick Beasley MediaBeasley Media AC “Magic 98.3” WMGQ New Brunswick NJ has promoted APD/midday host Debbie Mazella to Program Director.

Mazella succeeds Jeff Rafter, who departed to join Press Communications as VP/Programming in late 2016. Mazella has worked at WMGQ since 2007 after previously working Hot AC “94.3 The Point” WJLK Asbury Park and as a traffic reporter in the New York market.

Additionally WMGQ moves John Lisk from nights to afternoons to replace Rafter.

Beasley Media Group, Inc. a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) has promoted Debbie Mazella to Program Director of WMGQ (Magic 98.3) in Central New Jersey.

“Ever since my childhood, I wanted to be involved in radio and I’m extremely grateful to the mentors who have influenced, encouraged and helped me on my career path,” said Debbie. It’s even more exciting to know that I am the first female PD in Magic’s 40 year history!”

Debbie is a radio veteran who started her Magic 98.3 career in 2007. She added APD duties a year later. Debbie will retain her highly rated 10AM-3PM shift and will assume the Program Director responsibilities immediately.

“Debbie’s passion for our brand is second to none!” stated Dan Finn, Senior Vice President & Regional Market Manager for Beasley Media Group New Jersey. “Debbie’s solid on-air performance and leadership skills have made it an easy decision to appoint her captain of the team with the task of taking WMGQ to the next level!”

“We are thrilled that Debbie can lead this amazing radio station to new heights!” added Buzz Knight, Vice President of Programming. “She understands the marketplace and the audience lifestyle better than anyone.”

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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