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Kenard KarterClear Channel WGCI-Chicago has appointed Kenard Karter as PD, effective March 3rd, 2014. Previously he was APD/middays at KMEL-San Francisco; before that Karter held a variety of positions in Chicago, including on-air host/Promotions Assistant at WGCI; MD at both WGCI FM and Top 40 sister WKSC.

“I’m thrilled Kenard is coming aboard to lead the WGCI team,” CCM+E/Chicago Director/Urban Programming Derrick Brown said. “His record of success at KMEL is impressive and his competitive spirit is infectious. I couldn’t be happier Kenard is coming back home to Chicago to take ‘GCI to its next level of success.”

“I’m proud to have a proven track record of major-market ratings success,” Karter  said. “I am a team player with a knack for innovation and collaboration, which I’m excited to bring to Chicago. I am ready to accept the challenge of leading one of Clear Channel’s heritage Urban brands as PD in my hometown.”