Stevie DeMann Joins JVC Media As Florida Director of Programming
JVC Media has appointed Stevie DeMann as Director of Programming for their Orlando and Ocala FL stations.
DeMann most recently spent over a decade at Cox Media Orlando until his exit in April 2018. He has also spent two terms at “102 Jamz” 101.9 WJHM in the market including PD from 2001-2007 and worked on air at WJMN Boston and WERQ Baltimore.
JVC Media of Florida, one of America’s largest independent and locally owned broadcast and entertainment companies, announces the addition of radio programming veteran Stevie DeMann as JVC’s Director of Programming for their growing collection of Florida radio stations. DeMann, with a successful career in cities like Baltimore, Orlando, Boston, and most recently serving as Operations Manager for Cox Media Orlando, will oversee 103.1 The Wolf (WOTW Orlando), Florida Man Radio 660AM/105.5FM (WDYZ-AM Orlando / WYGC Gainesville), Bud FM (WOTW-HD2 Orlando), Q92.9 (WMFQ Ocala), US102.3 (WXUS Ocala), and Y100.1 (WXUS-HD2 Ocala).
“I wanted to find the right situation before getting back into the business,” Stevie DeMann says when asked about why he is returning to Central Florida radio. “The team at JVC Florida is the best. From management to programming, sales and promotions, they are all pros that love working together to create successful LOCAL content, events, and promotions. I am thrilled and thankful to CEO John Caracciolo and EVP Shane Reeve for trusting me to ensure our on-air product is the best.
“John and I know that a pro like Stevie will be a game-changer for our six radio stations,” JVC EVP Shane Reeve comments. “Stevie will help our already great personalities in both markets grow and will be able to lend great leadership and experience to our sales teams. Stevie will add to our goal of winning in each market, proving that radio works, and JVC is the best at delivering results.”
“Our company is in rapid-growth mode and we require someone with a significant and successful programming background to show that live and local radio is what listeners and clients want and can be done well,” says JVC’s owner and CEO John Caracciolo. “Stevie’s history and background in Orlando allows JVC such a leg up on the competition in that market. His experience in big markets like Boston, Orlando, and others will lend a tremendous hand with our already successful team in Gainesville-Ocala. I am very excited about the future of JVC in Florida and across the country!”.