June 21, 2005

Sterne (No, Not Stern) Out At Infinity/SF

Infinity RadioAll Access and Billboard Radio Monitor reported today that Doug Sterne resigned as Senior Vice President and Market Manager for Infinity's group of stations in San Francisco, effective Monday (June 20). His replacement is Doug Harvill, who held the same position with Infinity in Sacramento.

Harvill will also take over as general manager of All News KCBS/740 and Oldies KFRC/99.7. The appointment is effective Wednesday (June 22).

In a prepared statement to the media, Lisa Decker, the company's Senior VP for Western Mid-Sized Markets, said, "Doug has done a terrific job for Infinity in Sacramento operating our cluster of six stations. During his career he has been acknowledged as an accomplished strategist in creating new radio formats and for revitalizing and managing established radio station brands. His talents and leadership abilities are an excellent fit for our needs in San Francisco."

A native of Washington, D.C., Harvill's 25-year career in broadcasting includes experience behind the microphone in his hometown, as well as programming stations in Philadelphia, Atlanta, St. Louis, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C. Before joining Infinity, he was national program director for EZ Communications.