Ron Parker Named New Afternoon Host At WLS-FM/Chicago
January 10, 2017

Ron Parker
Cumulus Media has named veteran radio broadcaster Ron Parker as Afternoon Host for 94.7 WLS-FM in Chicago. Parker's show debuted Tuesday (1/10). Previously, Parker was on-air at WNSH-FM (NASH FM 94.7) in New York City and was a #1 Host in two different dayparts on WCBS-FM in New York City. He also was on-air for various channels on Sirius XM Radio. In addition, Parker has held on-air and programming posts in markets including: San Francisco, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix and Tallahassee.

Brian Thomas, WLS-FM Program Director, said: “Ron is one of the premier talents of the Classic Hits format and has always achieved ratings success.”

Parker said: “This is a great opportunity and I really want to thank Mike McVay and Market Manager Peter Bowen and I look forward to working with Brian Thomas again and who didn’t grow up listening to the legendary WLS…”



 
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