Rob Morris has been named Vice President, Programming, for CBS RADIO’s cluster of stations in Miami, including WPOW-FM, WKIS-FM and WQAM-AM. The announcement was made today by Joe Bell, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Miami and is effective immediately.
CBS RADIO recently acquired the Miami stations as part of a swap with Beasley Broadcasting Group. This marks the first time CBS RADIO has owned stations in the nation’s 11th ranked radio market.
“Today marks a new beginning for our cluster of stations in Miami and I’m thrilled to be working with Rob and the great management team at CBS RADIO,” said Bell. “We have built a solid foundation in the market with a history of community service and programming excellence. We look forward to the extensive array of assets and expertise that CBS RADIO brings to our operations which will ultimately benefit the listener and our advertisers.”
Morris most recently was Vice President, Programming for CBS RADIO’s former stations in Tampa that included WHFS-FM/AM, WLLD-FM, WQYK-FM, WRBQ-FM, and WYUU-FM. He joined the cluster in July of this year. Prior to that, he was Operations Manager/Program Director for CBS RADIO’s Minneapolis stations KZJK-FM and KMNB-FM since 2012. During that time Morris oversaw audience share increases in key demographics of 85% and 31% for JACK FM and BUZ’N 102.9, respectively.
For 17 years before he joined CBS RADIO, Morris was Music Director, Assistant Program Director, Program Director and later Operations Manager for iHeartMedia in Minneapolis. During that time 101.3KDWB won three Marconi Awards. In 2009, Morris received the “Most Influential Program Director Award’ from FMQB.