JOCK T. FRITZ NAMED PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF FRITZ BROADCASTING, INC.
JOCK T. FRITZ NAMED PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF FRITZ BROADCASTING, INC. DETROIT, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Fritz Broadcasting, Inc. announced the appointment of Jock T. Fritz as president and general manager of WXYT News Talk Radio AM 1270 and "Mix" 92.3 FM WMXD Radio, effective immediately. Jock T. Fritz replaces replaces Charles D. Fritz who has been elected chairman of Fritz Broadcasting, Inc. Jock Fritz will be in charge of both AM and FM station operations. WXYT AM 1270 is a news Talk Format and WMXD 92.3 FM "Mix" is an Urban Adult Contemporary both serving the Detroit metropolitan area. Jock Fritz has been in Detroit broadcasting for 17 years. For the past eight years he was vice president sales for Fritz Broadcasting, Inc., and prior to that general sales manager at WKBD TV 50 in Detroit. Charles Fritz has been in Detroit broadcasting for 43 years. He first started his broadcast career at WWJ AM Radio in 1949. He then became vice president and Detroit manager at the John Blair Company for 12 years. He then moved on to become vice president and general manager of WXYZ, then owned by ABC, where he spent 21 years. In October 1984, Jock, Charles and his brother Jack Fritz, former CEO of the John Blair Company, formed Fritz Broadcasting, Inc., and changed the station call letters to WXYT. In May 1986, Fritz Broadcasting purchased 92.3 FM WMXD. Jock Fritz is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a bachelor of science degree in business. Charles Fritz is a graduate of the University of Michigan Business School. WXYT AM 1270 and WMXD FM 92.3 are owned and operated by Fritz Broadcasting, Inc. Jock T. Fritz is president and general manager. Michael Packer is vice president/director of operations. -0- 9/9/92 /CONTACT: Leah J. DiPippo of WXYT, 313-569-8000/ CO: WXYT AM 1270 ST: Michigan IN: ENT SU: PER
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|Date:||Sep 9, 1992|
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