An observant CNYRadio.com reader points out that Citadel Broadcasting of Syracuse has several job openings posted on a local job website. Among them: a posting titled “95X Program Director.” But the current PD isn’t leaving the station.
Fans of current PD/midday host Alexis have nothing to worry about. Citadel Operations Manager Tom Mitchell tells CNYRadio.com Alexis is stepping down as PD, but she will be “staying as midday host and will continue to contribute in many other ways behind the scenes.” Alexis has been with the station for 17 years, serving as PD for the past five years.
Here’s the 95X Program Director listing, as posted on syracusehelpwanted.com:
95X Program Director
WAQX Syracuse has a position available for a Rock Program Director. Experienced PD or APD preferred. Daily on-air shift. Looking for the person who can bring a heritage Active Rock station back to its rightful place in the ratings; coaching talent, overseeing music, creating innovative promotions, making the station top of mind through street marketing, and constantly improving the station’s interactive element. Send package to Tom Mitchell, Operations Manager, WAQX, 1064 James Street, Syracuse NY 13203. No calls please. Citadel Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If being a PD isn’t your thing, we noticed Citadel has a few other job postings, including an assistant business manager, part-timers to drive station vans, and the job that always seems to be open at every radio station in the country: Account Executives!
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