Mike Huston appointed boss of Island FM

Tindle Radio have announced Mike Huston as their new Station Director for Island FM in Guernsey.

He joins the station from Bauer where he was most recently Sales Director at Viking FM, and has previously been at stations including Capital and KMFM.

With more than half of Guernsey tuning in each week and a market share of 33%, Island FM consistently holds some of the best audience figures in the industry.

Mike’s previous roles include Sales Director at Capital Radio, Acting MD at Invicta FM and Capital’s Regional Sales Director for the South. He then spent more than two years as Regional Sales Director at KMFM and later worked for GTN before joining Viking last summer.

Mike told RadioToday.co.uk: “This is a great opportunity for me to work at a very successful radio station on a beautiful island. I’m very much looking forward to embracing island life and building on the station’s current audience and revenue figures.”

Tindle Radio Group Operations Director Lyn Long added: “Island FM is an incredibly successful radio station with a very local team producing amazing results. We’re very pleased to welcome Mike whose experience and commitment will help the station build on its considerable strengths.”

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 at 1:15 pm by RadioToday UK

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