Mainestream Media CHR “Hot 104.7” WHTP Kennebunkport/Portland ME has promoted Promotions Director Hayley Smith-Rose to Assistant Program Director.
Smith-Rose will retain her role as Promotions Director and on-air host at the station while working with Program Director/Morning Host Ryan Deelon on the day-to-day operations of the station. Prior to joining WHTP, Smith-Rose worked at “Mix 107.9” WFMX Augusta and Saga’s Portland cluster.
Mainestream Media is thrilled to be able to announce the promotion of Hayley Smith-Rose to Assistant Program Director of WHTP “Hot 104.7” in Portland, Maine. Smith-Rose is currently the Promotion Director as well as an on-air personality. She’ll continue in those roles and also firmly step into a position of leadership within the company working directly with Program Director Ryan Deelon, the sales team and station ownership to craft and shape the future direction of the station’s brand.
“Hayley is the rock of our organization. To say she’s my right hand is not giving her enough credit. She’s essentially the right hand for everyone that works here. She’s risen to the occasion at every opportunity and has the complete respect and admiration of everyone on the team. This is just the start of what will be a bright future.” Said Program Director, Ryan Deelon.
Smith-Rose added, “I am so excited to be able to tackle a larger role here at Hot 104.7. Coming to work every day is a pleasure and I couldn’t be more honored to be a part of our vision in a larger capacity. I have the utmost respect for our team and for local radio. I’m ecstatic to see what’s to come!”
Smith-Rose is a New England native, born and raised in Nashua, New Hampshire. She’s a graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington with a degree in Music Administration. Prior to working at WHTP she’s interned at WXKS in Boston, worked at WFMX in Augusta, ME and the Saga cluster of stations in Portland, ME.
Hot 104.7, now in its fifth year of operation is a mainstream contemporary hit radio (CHR) station serving the area of Portland and Southern Maine. Hot 104.7 is locally owned and locally programmed in Maine. The station features a slogan of playing “The Most Commercial Free Music”.
Mainestream Media, LLC is a Maine based company and the owner of WHTP Hot 104.7. Mainestream believes in operating local radio at the local level and engaging with local listeners.