WHMI-FM Names General Manager
January 27, 2023
Krol Communications Inc., has announced the promotion of Rich Renko to General Manager of WHMI-FM (Howell). Renko joined WHMI-FM as General Sales Manager in December, 2018.
In a press release, Krol's President, Rod Krol, commented, "Rich has demonstrated strong leadership and communication skills with an outstanding commitment to the staff and community over the past four years. He has done a remarkable job in elevating the Sales Department and driving revenue to new heights. Our team looks forward to working with Rich as he now assumes a bigger role within the company. His promotion is "Richly" deserved."
“I’m honored to be given this opportunity at a legacy radio station like WHMI," said Renko. "WHMI and WHMI.com were built to connect with our local communities by entertaining and informing with great Music, High School Sports, plus News & Information that affects our everyday lives. WHMI and WHMI.com were built to connect with our local communities by entertaining and informing with great Music, High School Sports, plus News & Information that affects our everyday lives. These are the bedrock fundamentals of what local radio should be and I can’t think of a better example of this than what WHMI brings to Livingston and the surrounding counties.
I’m excited to lead the WHMI staff in my new role, and to help encourage a fun work environment that promotes creativity and commitment to great local radio. I want to thank Krol Communications for having the confidence in me to take on this unique opportunity, and I look forward to help write the next chapter in the WHMI history book as I believe the best days are in front of us”.