Hearst names new GM for WBAL-WIYY radio

Broadcasting veteran comes from managing stations in Maine

  • Hearst Television names Cary Pahigian as new general manager of radio stations WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM.
Hearst Television names Cary Pahigian as new general manager… (Courtesy of Hearst Television…)
June 02, 2014|David Zurawik | The Baltimore Sun

Cary L. Pahigian has been named to succeed Ed Kiernan as general manager of radio stations WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM.

Kiernan is retiring after more than two decades at the helm of the Baltimore stations.

Here's part of the release from Hearst Television:

Cary L. Pahigian, a radio broadcasting veteran who has held management positions throughout New England and the mid-Atlantic, has been named  President and General Manager of WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM, the Hearst Television Inc. radio stations serving the Baltimore, Maryland, market.

Pahigian succeeds Edward C. Kiernan, who is retiring after a successful 23-year run overseeing WBAL-AM/WIYY-FM and more than four decades in radio. 

“Cary brings a wealth of experience, having worked for some of the nation’s most honored radio stations, including most recently overseeing stations of various formats in Maine,” said Hearst Television President Jordan Wertlieb.   “He is a passionate advocate for local broadcasting and understands the importance of community service and how it is the fabric of leading radio stations.”

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