Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has chosen Kelly Kibler for senior vice president of operations. Kibler will oversee the Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio markets and will report to Tom Schurr, president of operations — major markets.
Kibler has been with the company for more than 16 years, holding a leadership and sales positions in the Dallas, San Diego and Las Vegas markets. Since 2010 she has served as market president for Clear Channel Dallas, where she was also previously director of sales. Kibler began her radio career in 1991 at Heftel Broadcasting and later joined CBS Radio as an account executive in 1995.
Clear Channel Dallas will begin a search for a new market president.
In other recent Clear Channel appointments — Mat Mitchell is the new program director for KZZP(FM) and KYOT(FM), part of the Clear Channel Phoenix cluster. Mitchell will also have a midday program on KZZP.
Mitchell was most recently assistant PD and afternoon host at Cumulus Media’s KRBE(FM) in Houston. He has also worked in Atlanta, Miami and Kansas City, Mo. He started on June 6.