Salem, Beasley Name New Philly GM’s
December 14, 2016

Salem Media Group has named Gregg Stiansen as the new General Manager for its Philadelphia stations, News/Talk WNTP and Christian Talk WFIL. Stiansen (left) brings over 34 years of broadcast radio experience to his new gig, having previously held management roles with Nassau Media, Nassau Broadcasting, Connoisseur Media, and Keystone Broadcasting. Stiansen succeeds Russ Whitnah, who previously announced plans to retire at the end if this month, after 23 years in the corner office at Salem’s radio outlets in the City of Brotherly Love … Joe Bell is returning to Beasley Media Group as the newly named Market Manager for the company’s Philadelphia station cluster. The move marks a return to the company for Bell who, from 1998 to 2014, managed stations for Beasley in both Ft. Myers and Miami, Florida. “Joe made us proud as he served at the helm of our Miami cluster, including heritage Sports/Talker WQAMPower 96 and Kiss Country,” said company President Bruce Beasley. “As our company has grown, we have benefitted tremendously from Joe’s successful team management skills. Joe will hit the ground running in Philly!”