Salem Media Group announced on Thursday that Mike Blakemore, PD for WFSH-FM in Atlanta, has been appointed to the new position of VP Programming for all of Salem’s Contemporary Christian Music stations. Blakemore has been PD at WFSH for 10 years. Prior to that he served in programming roles in Knoxville, Des Moines, and Champaign, IL.
Dave Santrella, President of Salem Media’s Broadcast Division, commented, “Mike’s success in Atlanta has been confirmed by WFSH ranking consistently in the top tier of stations in our target demo of Women 25-54, often in the top five. Most recently, with Christmas music, the station was #1 Adults 25-54 with a 8.5 share; #1 Women 25-54 with a 9.8 share; #1 Women 18+ with a 10 share. We are confident Mike will bring energy, excellence, and excitement to this critical new role for our company.”