Long-time broadcast radio programming executive Jay Michaels has been hired as the Program Director for NRG Omaha radio stations KQKQ – SWEET 98.5 and KOPW – POWER 106.9.
Jay is a very seasoned programmer with outstanding relationships within the broadcasting and record industry, according to Mark Shecterle, Market Manager. Shecterle stated, “I am thrilled to have Jay join our incredibly talented and award-winning staff. Jay’s music knowledge, creativity, passion for radio and his competitive spirit is second to none. Jay has a great programming mind, as well as a strong sales mentality, which is important in our business. I am very fortunate to once again work with Jay, as he is truly one of the best programmers in the business”.
Michaels said he is extremely excited to get started in Omaha, and work with the existing staff on two legendary stations SWEET 98.5 and POWER 106.9.
“I’m beyond excited to reunite with one of the biggest influences in my career Mark Shecterle and join a fantastic radio company that focuses on great local radio. I cannot wait to start programming, and join a very talented group of individuals who still value what local radio is should be. I’m honored to be the next Program Director for such iconic brands, Sweet 98.5 and Power 106.9!”