Entercom has announced the appointments of Dana Taylor to the role of Program Director for MIX 105.1 (WOMX-FM) and John O’Connell to the role of Program Director for FM 101.9 (WQMP-FM) in Orlando. Both changes are effective immediately.
“I’m excited to elevate Dana and John to these roles,” said Claudia Menegus, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Orlando. “They are both talented leaders with infectious passion for our brands and I am confident they will continue to raise the bar.”
“I’m very fortunate to work with a company that values creativity and open communication,” said Taylor. “I’m looking forward to working with a team of talent that consistently brings real energy and passion for radio to our listeners.”
Taylor joined MIX 105.1 in 1994 and was most recently Assistant Program Director. She has also served as the station’s Music Director and has held on-air roles in the station’s overnight, evening, midday and morning drives. Prior to joining Entercom, Taylor held the role of Music Director for WFSY in Panama City, FL.
O’Connell’s new role with FM 101.9 is in addition to his Program Director roles with sister stations KISS Country 99.9 and 104.3 The Shark in Miami. He also served as Program Director for 102.7 The Beach from 2016 to 2018. Prior to joining Entercom, O’Connell held programming roles for CBS Radio in Tampa, FL.
“I am thrilled to take on the program director role of FM 101.9,” said O’Connell. “This is an exciting time for the station as it continues to grow and serve the Alternative music fan community in Orlando.”
In addition to Taylor and O’Connell, Melissa “Mel” Leigh-Sorrentino was also announced as the Assistant Program Director for FM 101.9. This position will be in addition to her current roles of FM 101.9 Music Director and midday host. Mel can be heard weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.