Beasley Media Group announces Chuck Damico has been named Program Director (PD) at 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia. He will begin his new position immediately.
Damico has worked in a variety of positions at the Philadelphia-based radio cluster since 1994. The South Jersey native was most recently has been serving as the PD at 95.7 BEN FM and Assistant Program Director (APD) at WMMR-FM. Previously, he worked as the Promotions Director at the legendary rock station.
In addition to his new programming duties at the Fanatic, he will continue to serve as the APD at WMMR-FM as well as consult with BEN-FM until a permanent replacement is announced.
“Chuck was the perfect person to take the helm at The Fanatic,” said Vice President and Market Manager Joe Bell.” He is an outside the box thinker who knows the market, the listeners, the staff and is a life-long Philly sports fan! He will do a great job taking the station to the next level and beyond!”
“I’m very excited and thankful for the chance to join the 97.5 The Fanatic team,” said Damico. “We have an opportunity to not only do great, entertaining radio, but also make a real difference in the City of Philadelphia – Home of the Greatest Sports Fans in the World!”
“Chuck is a proven winner in the market and highly respected among his peers in the company,” said Beasley Media Group Chief Content Officer Justin Chase. “I’m very happy that he decided to take on this new challenge at the Fanatic.”
Eric Camille, who has been filling in as the Interim Program Director at the Fanatic, will continue serving as Assistant Program Director and Operations Manager of the station.