On Valentines Day, Cumulus Media CHR “97.1/95.7 BHT” 97.1 WBHT Wilkes-Barre/95.7 WBHD Olyphant PA has appointed Chad Valentine as Program Director.
Valentine most recently served as APD/MD/night host at iHeartMedia CHR “Y100” WHYI Miami FL until the elimination of his position in January 2017. He also spent eight years at “Wild 95.5” WLDI West Palm Beach from 2004-2012 moving up from night host to APD/MD to Program Director during his tenure there. He will also host middays at WBHT/WBHD.
Valentine fills the opening created by Brent Eckart’s exit last April.
Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Chad Valentine as Program Director for WBHT 97.1/95.7, its Top 40 station in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA. Valentine is a 22-year radio veteran who most recently spent five years as the on-air Assistant Program Director and Music Director at iHeartMedia’s Y100 in Miami, FL. He will also be On-Air Host for Middays on WBHT, weekdays from 10am-2pm.
Chris Kenney, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media-Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, said: “We are thrilled to have Valentine leading BHT. He is exactly what we need to grow the station and bring our amazing listeners more of what they love. Northeast PA is going to love what he brings to the airwaves…get ready!”
Valentine said: “I’m excited to be here and ready to make some great radio for Northeast PA. I’m proud to be part of the next chapter of WBHT’s evolution.“