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Stephens Adds Manella, Gann In GM Roles

Cherry Creek/Missoula, MT SVP Dan Manella has been named Stephens/Tri-Cities, WA GM overseeing the cluster that includes Country KIOK. “The creative revenue generation ideas and drive that Dan brings is the perfect combination for accelerated growth in Tri-Cities,” says SVP/Radio & Digital Sales Summer Kirkland. Manella spent more than four years with Cherry Creek following stops at Treadway Solutions, then-Clear Channel/Spokane, then-CBS Radio/Chicago, New Wave/Honolulu and Milwaukee Radio Alliance and All-Pro/Milwaukee. No word on plans for the position at Cherry Creek.

City of Pineville, LA Dir./Downtown Development Doug Gann has joined Stephens/Alexandria, LA as GM for the group that includes Country KLAA & Classic Country KBKK. “With his focus on building relationships and customer-oriented mindset, I am excited to see the impact Doug will make in our Alexandria market,” says Kirkland. Gann has broadcast high school sports for more than 25 years and previously hosted the local Saturday Night Classic Country Show. Prior to joining the Mayor’s office, Gann worked in the auto industry.