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CHICAGO’S 107.5 WGCI FM NAMES KENARD KARTER NEW PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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Chicago, IL – January 23, 2014 – 107.5 WGCI , Chicago’s Hip-Hop and R & B, announced today that has been named , effective

March 3, 2014.

Karter will return to Chicago after four years of being at ’s KMEL in the San Francisco market, where he most recently served as the Assistant Program Director and Midday Personality. He’s a Chicago native that began his radio career in his hometown ten years ago. Kenard has held a variety of positions in Chicago including On-Air Personality and Promotions Assistant at 107.5 ; and Music Director at both 107.5 WGCI FM and 103.5 KISS FM. He also has served as Assistant Production Director of 107.5 WGCI, V103 and Inspiration 1390AM.

“I’m thrilled Kenard is coming aboard to lead the WGCI team. His record of success at KMEL is impressive and his competitive spirit is infectious,” said Derrick Brown, Director of Urban Programming for iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment Chicago. “I couldn’t be happier Kenard is coming back home to Chicago to take ‘GCI to its next level of success.”

“I’m proud to have a proven track record of major market ratings success. I am a team player with a knack for innovation and collaboration, which I’m excited to bring to Chicago,” said Karter. “I am ready to accept the challenge of leading one of iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)’s heritage urban brand’s as Program Director in my hometown.”

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.

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