PITTSBURGH, PA–WAMO100, owned by Martz Communications Group, recently named Gary Gunter general manager of WAMO100.
Prior to this new appointment, Gunter was the general sales manager of Radio One Baltimore stations WWIN-AM/FM, WERQ-FM and WOLB-AM. Gunter replaces Laura Varner Norman who served as the General Manager when WAMO returned to the market in June 2011.
Prior to Radio One Baltimore, Gunter was Director of Integrated Marketing for Clear Channel Radio in Chicago. He created and developed integrated marketing programs for their 6 top radio stations (WGCI, WVAZ, WNUA, WLIT, WKCS and AM1390) in the Chicago market.
“I am excited to be a part of a company that has a history in the city of Pittsburgh,” Gunter says. “My main objective, in addition to increasing revenue, will be to improve upon the work that has already been done and to continue the legacy of WAMO being the urban voice in the city of Pittsburgh.”
Gunter earned his bachelor’s degree in communications from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He is also a 2007 graduate of the National Association of Broadcasters Executive Development Program for Radio Broadcasters from Georgetown University and awarded the NAB’s Executive Radio Mentor Fellowship in 2008.
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