Riles named program director of new WVON
by Demetrius Patterson, Chicago Defender
August 25, 2006
Jerry Riles, producer of "The Cliff Kelley Show," has been named program director for the new 24-hour WVON-Am/1690 radio station.
Riles' duties as program director will officially start on Sept. 18, when WVON switches its frequency from the current 1450 to Clear Channel's 1690.
"I needed somebody who knows the inner workings of WVON, and Jerry understands it," Melody Spann-Cooper, president of WVON, told the Defender Thursday. "I think he will do a great job."
Riles told the Defender that he couldn't be anymore excited about his new position and that he's up for the challenge of as program director.
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