Radio City 96.7’s Programme Director Richard Maddock has taken on the new role of North West Regional PD at Bauer, making him the replacement for Gary Stein.
Richard will also oversee Rock FM and Magic 999 in Preston, where Chris Rick was appointed PD in October last year, along with Magic 152 in Manchester.
Bauer says “This move aims to bring consistency and best practice to the region’s FM and AM outputs, and will fill the Key 103 Programme Director position made vacant by Gary Stein’s promotion to Director of Music earlier this month.”
He’ll be supported by dedicated programming teams at each of the regional stations, and will take up his position on Monday 11th February.
Commented Steve King, Regional Managing Director, North West: “I am delighted that Richard has accepted this expanded role. Richard is one of the most successful and respected Programme Directors in the country.
“Under his direction, Radio City has won 4 Sony Radio Awards for Station of the Year plus numerous other radio awards. Radio City has led the commercial market in Liverpool throughout his tenure, so I’m thrilled that his skillset will now benefit the region as a whole.”