WTTS Promotes Brad Holtz To General Manager; Laura Duncan To Program Director
Sarkes Tarzian Inc AAA 92.3 WTTS Bloomington/Indianapolis IN has announced a series on management changes.
Geoff Vargo will retire at the end of 2018 following a 37 years run in the position of President/General Manager. He will be replaced as GM by current Program Director Brad Holtz. Holtz has programmed WTTS since 2002 and later added those duties at News/Talk 1370 WGCL/W241CD Bloomington and Alternative “Alt 99.5” W258BY/WAJI-HD2 Fort Wayne.
Giving Holtz time to move into his new position in January, current WTTS APD/MD/afternoon host Laura Duncan will immediately move into the PD role for WTTS/WGCL now and W258BY by the end of the year. Duncan has been with WTTS since 2002 and also voicetracked middays at defunct AAA 102.1 KPRI San Diego. She also serves as the imaging voice for “105.5 The Colorado Sound” KJAC Timnath/Denver CO.
Following a remarkable 37-year run with parent company Sarkes Tarzian, Inc., AAA WTTS Indianapolis President/General Manager Geoff Vargo will be retiring at the end of the year. WTTS Program Director Brad Holtz will be moving into the GM role effective January 1, 2019. As part of the transition process, WTTS APD/MD Laura Duncan has been named WTTS PD, effective immediately. She will also serve as PD of News/Talk sister station WGCL Bloomington, and will transition into the role of PD for WAJI HD-2 Fort Wayne by the end of the year. WTTS has launched an immediate search for an on-air Music Director.
A 21-year veteran of Indianapolis radio, Brad Holtz started his career in programming and promotion roles with Emmis Communications. He has programmed WTTS since 2002, adding WGCL and WAJI-HD2 duties over the past several years. He was named Station Manger in May 2018.
Laura Duncan has served as MD since 2004, winning Music Director of the Year accolades on multiple occasions. She was also been heard on the late KPRI/San Diego. A 30-year veteran programmer and air personality, Laura will continue to be heard in afternoon drive on WTTS.
Of the transition, Holtz remarked “As I move into a new role in my career, I’m delighted that Laura Duncan will take over the programming reigns at WTTS. As our APD/MD for the past 14 years, Laura has set herself apart as one of the most dedicated and passionate in our business. She’ll be an outstanding programmer at WTTS.”