SummitMedia, LLC announced the hire of George Jones as the new President SummitMedia Greenville-Spartanburg, SC, where he will oversee Urban AC WJMZ (107.3 Jamz), Rhythmic Top 40 WHZT (Hot 98.1), Alternative X98.5 (WJMZ-HD2), ’80s Hits Awesome 99.5 (WJMZ-HD3) and the WHZT simulcast on WJMZ-HD4.

Jones arrives in South Carolina coming off of a long radio career in Detroit, which includes his most recent stint as GSM with Beasley Media Group, 15 years as GSM with Radio One and an early 2000’s AE run with Clear Channel. Along with his management experience, Jones also has a long history of digital strategy, advertising and integrated marketing.

SummitMedia CEO Carl Parmer said, “We’re delighted for George to lead our incredible Greenville organization. His passion for the success of his entire team, as well as his focus on community inspire great confidence for our future.” Jones said, “SummitMedia’s stations in Greenville are iconic brands that have a history of commitment to the community. It’s our goal to be a trusted marketing partner to our clients and to help them build their businesses. I’m excited for what the future holds, and I’m lucky to lead this talented team.”

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