Toronto, June 8, 2010 – Evanov Radio Group Vice President, Paul Evanov, announced today the appointment of Lee Cornell to the position of Group Program Director ERG, based in the company’s corporate office in Toronto.
“The EVANOV Group is a strong and vibrant independent Canadian broadcast company with some exceptional brands and new stations poised for fresh growth” said Cornell. “I’m excited to be working with Paul and the station teams in realizing the group’s broadcast potential and plurality in today’s greater digital media environment.”
An Australian, Mr. Cornell’s experience spans several continents. He is an internationally experienced Group Programmer and Manager who has worked extensively with major broadcast networks in Australia, the United Kingdom and the USA. In the last five years in the U.S.A., he has acted as VP/Affiliate Relations International with U.S. based LDR (Listener Driven Radio). His broadcast career spans multi-formats in radio; music-based television shows; radio syndication; and promotional activity including national festivals, feature film, and concert events. He has worked extensively on group license applications, audience analysis, radio research, and program development with commercial radio in the UK and Australia. His U.S. experience includes radio programming and multi-platform digital media content initiatives, related brand and sales strategies, and radio format development and implementation with McVAY MEDIA and LDR.
“We are excited to embark on this next phase of our company’s growth” said Paul Evanov. “Lee’s insight and experience will be an integral component as we go forward and his contribution will be very valuable. His hands-on experience with programming, launching and marketing stations such as Blazin’ 98 FM in San Diego and Wave 105.2 FM & 105.8 FM in Southern England, along with his extensive knowledge of new media and future trends will serve our company well”, Evanov added.
Mr. Cornell’s appointment is effective immediately.