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Kelly Mac Appointed Assistant Program/Music Director for Power 99 & 105.3 WDAS FM

 width= Director of Urban Programming for Radio in Philadelphia has announced the appointment of to the position of Assistant Program /Music Director for Power ( ) and 105.3 WDAS .   Johnson says, “I don’t know if you have heard, but radio has a whole new set of challenges today. To be prepared to handle what’s ahead, fresh ideas and a new commitment is needed. In bringing in Kelly as APD/MD for WUSL/WDAS, I am keeping with what I have learned is the iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) way – “˜to lead the charge’.  Kelly is one of the stand outs in the medium markets, who is deserving of an opportunity in a major market. I am excited to watch her take on this challenge. ”

Kelly Mac is looking forward to the move to Philadelphia.   “This is most certainly the largest jump in my career thus far!   It’s a great honor to be granted the opportunity to work with two of the most prominent urban radio stations on the .   I am ready to “ HARD IN THE PAINT” (as the young folks say) and I look forward to assisting & working with Ken Johnson & the tremendous On Air Staff on both radio stations!   God is good, all the time!”

In 1999, Kelly Mac started off in radio as a part time receptionist for Radio One, Inc. With time and hard work, she was later promoted to Programming Assistant for WZAK & WENZ in Cleveland. Her diligent work, dedication & perseverance eventually led to her dream to become an on air personality.

Mac later relocated to Charleston,  SC  as the Assistant Program Director, Music Director & Afternoon Show Host for WWBZ.   After a year, WWBZ changed formats so in May 2004, Kelly joined Charleston’s legendary station, WWWZ as the Night Show Host, where after 2 books, she achieved record of 30+ shares in her targeted demo (18-34).

After spending two years in the Charleston, SC Market,   K-Mac moved to the Gulf Coast to co-host mornings at in Mobile, Alabama. While co-hosting “The Official Gulf-Coast Wake-Up Party,” Kelly was a key factor in maintaining  #1 ratings for the show

During her successful run at WBLX, Kelly was recruited to , Greenville, SC where she served as APD/MD/On Air Personality for nearly five years. Kelly Mac set record numbers at   & received many prestigious awards.   In 2007 the station was awarded the R&R Medium Market Station of the Year and in 2008, Mac was named the R&R “Medium Market On Air Personality of the Year.”   In 2009, the station was awarded the NAB Marconi Award for “Urban Station of the Year” and the South Carolina Broadcasters Association recognized Mac as South Carolina’s “On Air Personality of the Year” and”Radio Show of the Year.”   In September, the NAB named Kelly as the 2010 Marconi Recipient for “Medium Market On Air Personality.”

Kelly has a passion and desire to program radio.   She enjoys family time, traveling, cooking, swimming, shooting pool & a variety of music. She also takes pride in helping out in the community and with Little League Baseball Teams. In addition she enjoys speaking to children about   pregnancy   Prevention & the importance of staying in school.
Johnson’s appointment is effective January 31, 2011

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Kevin February 2, 2011 at 7:56 pm



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