Northern Michigan’s MacDonald Garber Broadcasting has announced the promotion of Diane Shannon Hansell to Group Operations Manager of the company’s FM music stations. Hansell has been serving as Brand Manager of the company’s WLXT-FM (Petoskey) for almost 10 years.
“We are excited to have Diane take on this role of Director of FM Operations,” GM Tad Garber said in a release. “As we look to the future, Diane’s ability to not only program, but really manage our brands will help us continue to excel in the market.” In addition to her new duties, Hansell will continue as Brand Manager of WLXT.
“I’m really excited to jump in. We have such a great staff and they have been doing excellent work for years. I just hope with the addition of some strategic planning and coordinated fun, we can continue our success for many years going forward.” added Hansell.
Prior to MacDonald Garber, Hansell was the co-founder of Radio 2 One, a direct marketing consulting group for radio. She also worked for Direct Marketing Results along with radio stations in St. Louis, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Fort Wayne.