David LaBrozzi Joins 95.5 WPLJ New York As Program Director

95.5 PLJ WPLJ New York Melony Torres Ralphie AversaEntercom Baltimore VP/Programming David LaBrozzi is joining Cumulus Media Hot AC 95.5 WPLJ New York as Program Director.

LaBrozzi has overseen the former CBS Radio cluster in Baltimore since 2004 including AC “Today’s 101.9” WLIF and Hot AC “Mix 106.5” WWMX. He previously served as VP/Programming for Clear Channel Pittsburgh and programmed in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and Nashville.

He fills the opening created by Rick Gillette’s exit in January.

Cumulus Media announces that it has named David LaBrozzi as Program Director for 95.5 PLJ in New York. LaBrozzi joins Cumulus Media from Entercom-Baltimore, where he was Vice President, Programming, for the company’s four-station cluster for 14 years. Prior to that, he was Regional Vice President of Programming for Clear Channel/iHeart Media, overseeing stations in Pittsburgh, PA; Wheeling, WV; and Johnstown, PA. LaBrozzi’s career includes programming stops in Dallas, TX; San Antonio, TX; Austin, TX; and Nashville, TN.

Chad Lopez, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Media-New York, said: “We’re excited to welcome Dave LaBrozzi to the heritage brand that is WPLJ. We look forward to what he’ll bring to the Big Apple. I want to thank Mike Allan as Interim PD and the programming team at 95.5 for all of their hard work these last few months.”

LaBrozzi said: “WPLJ is truly one of America’s Iconic Radio Stations. I am thrilled, honored and humbled to join Chad Lopez, Dave Milner, Mike McVay and the incredible team at 95.5 PLJ. While I can’t wait to get started in New York, I want to thank Entercom and CBS for a great experience and for being an important part of my life.”

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