Peter Thiele To Program KARN-FM Little Rock

102.9 KARN-FM Little RockCumulus News/Talk 102.9 KARN-FM Sheridan/Little Rock AR has appointed Peter Thiele as Program Director.

Thiele most recently served as an Account Executive/Host as Salem Media Conservative Talk “930 The Answer” KLUP San Antonio, but has previously programmed Salem’s Christian 570 WMCA and Conservative Talk “970 The Answer” WNYM New York, 1220 KNTS San Francisco, and Entercom’s 1330 WORD Greenville SC.

Cumulus Media announces that it has named media professional Peter Thiele as Program Director for Newsradio 102.9 KARN in Little Rock, AR. Thiele, who has successfully programmed numerous spoken-word radio stations, has held previous positions leading award-winning teams in New York City, San Francisco, Minneapolis, San Antonio, Greenville/Spartanburg, SC, and Huntsville, AL. His teams have won numerous AP Awards and a New York Broadcasters Award.
Keith Liesmann, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media-Little Rock, said: “We are thrilled to have Peter join our team at Cumulus-Little Rock. Peter is a proven News/Talk leader, and we look forward to seeing KARN-FM continue to grow under his leadership. Peter’s background and success in the format and his experience in many different radio markets makes him the perfect Program Director for Central Arkansas’ heritage News/Talk station.”

Thiele said: “It is an honor to work with the talented team at Newsradio 102.9 KARN.  KARN is a jewel and I can’t wait to help this amazing property grow.”

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of 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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