Bo Matthews Joins Alpha Media Dayton

Soft Rock 92.9 Jack-FM WGTZ Eaton DaytonAlpha Media has appointed Bo Matthews as Operations Manager of its Dayton cluster and Content Director of Variety Hits “92.9 Jack-FM” WGTZ Eaton and Classic Country “101.5 Hank-FM” WCLI Enon OH.

Matthews most recently served as Senior VP/Programming for iHeartMedia Cincinnati and Program Director of Rock 102.7 WEBN and CHR “Kiss 107.1” WKFS. He also programmed for the company in Cleveland, Fort Myers, Jacksonville and Youngstown.

Alpha Media, Dayton names Bo Matthews Operations Manager of the cluster and Content Director of 92.9 Jack FM and 101.5 Hank FM.

Matthews started his radio career in Youngstown, OH, with then, Jacor Communications. He ascended through the programming ranks with Clear Channel and iHeartMedia with stops in Fort Myers, Jacksonville, and Cleveland. Most recently, he held the position of SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia in Cincinnati. Matthews has spent his career programming several formats, primarily CHR, Rock and managing personality driven talk programs.

Alpha Media Executive VP of Content, Scott Mahalick commented on the announcement, “Bo is a world class ‘A’ level programmer who is energized, pursues excellence as a habit, understands the mission and how to achieve it. We look forward to his leadership on the Alpha Content Team.”

Alpha Media, Dayton Market Manager, Keith Wright added, “We are thrilled to have Bo Matthews join our Alpha Media, Dayton team. Bo’s expertise, creativity, passion and leadership will have a tremendous impact to take our cluster to new heights!”

“I am excited and honored to continue my #OhioTakeover by joining the fine folks at Alpha Media, Dayton. It’s clear that Alpha Media is doing great things in radio and in their communities every day. I am a believer in what Alpha stands for as a company, and I look forward to helping the Dayton cluster grow with its great staff and brands. I am excited to hit the ground running with Keith Wright, Scott Mahalick, Phil Becker, Ronnie Stanton and the rest of the talented individuals at Alpha Media,” remarked Matthews.

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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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  1. Given the fact Bo’s programming background is largely rooted in CHR/Pop and Rock, and the fact Alpha specifically mentions this in its press release, suggests to me some format changes may be on the way.

    I would be surprised if 101.5 Hank FM survives beyond spring.

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