iHeartMedia Philadelphia has announced that Bill “Doc B” Ransom has been named Assistant Program Director and Music Director for Power 99 FM WUSL-FM and WDAS-FM, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Philadelphia has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises – both broadcast and digital – including Power 99 FM, Q102, Radio 104.5, 105.3 WDAS-FM, Mix 106.1 and 1480 WDAS-AM. iHeartMedia has massive consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. In his new role as Assistant Program Director and Music Director, Doc B will assist in overseeing all programming for the broadcast and digital operations of Power 99 FM WUSL-FM and WDAS-FM. In addition he will continue his role as mixer for Power 99 FM and WDAS FM. “Doc B has demonstrated an exceptional level of professionalism and a true passion for the music and the formats. For those reasons, amongst many others, he’s earned this new position,” said Derrick Corbett, Director of Urban Programming, iHeartMedia Philadelphia. “I’m tremendously thankful to D.C. Corbett, Thea Mitchem and Doc Wynter for this opportunity,” said Doc B. “I’m excited to work with these two powerful brands and ready to help take them into the future.” iHeartMedia is a leading media outlet in the Philadelphia market and its programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service with its more than 600 million downloads, nearly 80 million social media followers and 87 million digital uniques across the Network. Doc B was born and grew up in Wilmington, DE. He graduated from Newark High School in Delaware and attended the University of Delaware. Prior to his entry into broadcasting, Doc B was a financial analyst for Chase Manhattan and Mellon banks but music was always his passion. He started out doing radio at WVUD FM at the University Of Delaware and went on to DJ college parties, clubs, and events throughout the Tri-State area. While hosting several night clubs events sponsored by Power 99 FM – Doc B got an opportunity to do live broadcasts on the station. From there he began doing on air mixes on both Power 99 FM and WDAS FM – becoming one of the area’s most celebrated DJs and a 12 year veteran of the stations. Fans can listen to Power 99 FM and WDAS FM, via the station’s websites www.power99.com and www.wdasfm.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.com.
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