The Sound's New Program Director
Detroit area native Jay Kruz has been named program director for Bonneville's "The Sound" WSWD-FM (94.9).
He replaces Tommy BoDean, who mysteriously left the station in January immediately after the station had its best ratings book. The Sound jumped from No. 10 to a No. 3 tie with sister station WUBE-FM (B105.1) in the 18-34 demographic in year-to-year ratings. The Sound format debuted in November 2006.
Here's the Bonneville release:
WSWD FM (94.9) announced today the appointment of Jay Kruz to Program Director.
Recently named one of broadcasting's "30 Under 30" by Edison Media Research, Jay Kruz has a diverse background with experience in
"The Sound is truly a unique station that stands out without resorting to gimmicks and hype. I'd like to thank Greg Solk, Jim Bryant, and Patti Marshall for the opportunity to work with a talented team who choose to take a fresh approach to creating great programming," said Jay Kruz.
"We’re excited to have Jay join our team. His left-of-center view on life and solid programming skills make him a perfect fit," said Jim Bryant, Vice President and General Manager for Bonneville International,