Townsquare Media News/Talk/Classic Hits “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton NJ has appointed Anne Gress as its new Program Director. Gress most recently spent 14 years as PD at CBS Radio Classic Hits 98.1 WOGL Philadelphia until her exit in May. She has also programmed Smooth Jazz 106.1 WJJZ and Operations Manager for Urban “Power 99” 98.9 WUSL Philadelphia and worked on-air at “Q105” WRBQ Tampa during its 80s CHR heyday and Hot AC “Star 104.5” WYXR Philadelphia. Gress fills the opening created by Eric Johnson’s departure in November after eighteen years at WKXW to join Beasley Media’s Philadelphia cluster as Director of Sports Content.
Longtime “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton Program Director Eric Johnson is departing the station after eighteen years in that position to join Beasley Media as Director of Sports Content for their Philadelphia cluster. In his new position Johnson will oversee all programming and digital platforms for “97.5 The Fanatic” WPEN-FM Burlington NJ and “610 AM” WTEL. He will also manage all programming and ancillary content and relationships with the NBA’s 76ers, NHL’s Flyers, AFL’s Philadelphia Soul, and Temple, Villanova, and St. Joe’s Universities. Prior to joining New Jersey 101.5 in 1999, Johnson spent five years as Assistant Program Director of Sports 610 WIP and programmed Hot AC turned Alternative “Y100” 100.3 WPLY from...[Read More]
Update 6/30: A week after being let go from the afternoon shift, Ray Rossi will return to New Jersey 101.5 to host a late night show from 11pm to 3am daily beginning July 11. The timeslot had previously featured replays of daytime programming. Original Report 6/24: Millennium Radio Group Talk/Classic Hits “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton has announced that Jeff Deminski and Bill Doyle will join the station for afternoons beginning Tuesday, July 5. The pair previously hosted in the slot from 1993 to 1999 before moving to Detroit where they worked at CBS’ 97.1 WKRK/WXYT and Greater Media’s 94.7 WCSX through January 2010. The duo will replace “The Jersey Guys” Casey Bartholomew and Ray Rossi, whose contracts were not renewed.