Salem Media Group announced that Tom Hoyt has been appointed as General Manager for WFIA AM/FM and WGTK AM in Louisville. Hoyt comes to the position with management experience at Emmis, Entercom, and other broadcast companies including Cox Communications in Louisville. He also has experience as an entrepreneur. Tom fills the role held previously by Tim Hartlage who is transitioning from the GM position. Hartlage will continue to work for Salem, leading local ministry efforts.
Salem VP Operations, Mike Moran, commented, “We were looking for a General Manager with a combination of strong leadership skills, management experience and a proven sales orientation. I believe with Tom we found a man who delivers on all those fronts and brings the additional benefit of knowing and loving the city of Louisville.”
Hoyt added, “I can’t imagine a more ideal opportunity than this position with Salem Media Group in Louisville – Heritage properties, a veteran staff, and familiar surroundings. I’m thankful that Mike has selected me to lead Louisville and I am looking forward to building on the success that Tim and the team have established.”