Radio Norwich breakfast presenter Tom Kay's been handed a nice Christmas bonus from the bosses at Tindle Radio – he's being made Regional Programme Director for North Anglia. He'll also join the 99.9 Radio Norwich board of directors.
Kay will also oversee programming for The Beach and North Norfolk Radio, alongside his job as breakfast DJ in Norwich.
David McCall, Chairman of 99.9 Radio Norwich Ltd told RadioToday.co.uk, “Tom has earned this promotion after 99.9 Radio Norwich exceeded all performance and quality targets. The Board is impressed at how Tom and Regional MD Bill Johnston have made such an impact in the Norwich area since 99.9 Radio Norwich’s June launch. Tom’s reward is recognition for what is being viewed as one of the most successful new station launches in recent years.”
Bill Johnston, Regional Managing Director of Tindle Radio’s North Anglia Region, said: “Tom is an extremely talented and experienced broadcaster and programmer. Our stations will be enhanced even further from his extensive local knowledge and talent. I’m glad he’s staying on the 99.9 Radio Norwich breakfast show. In a short time he’s become the radio presenter that Norwich wakes upto and relies on.”
Tom told RadioToday.co.uk he was delighted to be joining the board. "With Tindle Radio," he said, "it is possible to grow your skills and, when you achieve, you are rewarded. I think that’s why everyone is so motivated towards making great radio for our listeners and which works for our advertisers. Everyone here knows that they can make a difference and that’s why we work hard and sound great.”
Group Chief Executive, Kevin Stewart, added: “Tom has worked for Tindle Radio since 1998 when he joined The Beach. His loyalty, hard work and creative talent over the years has beenimpressive. He will be a huge asset to the 99.9 Radio Norwich Board. The launch of the radio station in June and the way in which the station has quickly reached its impressive market position, has attracted much industry recognition and acclaim and we’ve only just started! 2007 will be a fantastic year for radio listeners in Norfolk."
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