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Drew Hayes Back for Another Stint as KABC AM 790 Program Director

Chicago media columnist Robert Feder got the jump Monday on today’s big LA radio announcement. Drew Hayes, operations director with that city’s WLS-AM 980, is heading back out west to reunite with Cumulus Media’s Talk Radio KABC 790.

He replaces the recently departed Jack Silver as program director and in so doing slips back into the same set of responsibilities he held when KABC was owned by Walt Disney Co./ABC. From Feder’s report:

“I’m really excited for the next chapter,” Hayes told me. “I appreciate the confidence that Cumulus has shown in me and in what we’ve built at WLS.”

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Another Big Change at KLOS-FM

It’s not quite as momentous as Mark Thompson’s recently announced decision to retire from the Mark and Brian morning show after 25 years.

Still, via All Access Music Group comes the news that KLOS has now also lost its program director Jack Silver. He was separately overseeing, for a longer time at La Cienega Blvd. HQ,  the operations of sister station KABC 790 AM:

“I feel great about what we’ve done here for the past two years at KLOS, particularly,” Silver told All Access. “I’m leaving on a high note, with Top 5 Adults 25-54, and #2 Men 25-54 total week at KLOS. We knocked both JACK FM and THE SOUND off their perches. I’m a certified PPM proven winner, and I’m ready for the next challenge.”

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