Beasley Media Group announces Eric “EJ” Johnson has been named Program Director at WJBR-FM in Wilmington, Delaware. He will officially begin his new position on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020.
Johnson most recently served as program director at Beasley’s 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia. Previously, he spent the past 19 years working as the Brand Manager and Program Director at New Jersey 101.5 FM. Prior to that, Johnson worked as the Assistant Program Director at WIP and the Program Director at Y-100 in Philadelphia.
In his new role, the radio veteran will be in charge of content for WJBR-FM’s on air and digital platforms as well as hosting the afternoon drive show on the station.
“WJBR has been a market leader in Wilmington for decades and with EJ at the helm, we’re confident that the station will continue that tradition,” said Beasley Media Group Philadelphia Vice President and Market Manager Joe Bell.
“EJ’s many years of multi-format experience in the Delaware Valley makes him the perfect fit for a heritage station like WJBR,” said Beasley Media Group Chief Content Officer Justin Chase. “We are very pleased to have him back at Beasley.”
“Thank you to Joe Bell, Justin Chase and Bruce Beasley for bringing me back to the family,” said Johnson. “I’m looking forward to working with the Beasley management team and the talented staff at Mix 99.5 WJBR in serving our listeners and the community! The station has such a rich heritage in Wilmington and the tri-state area and has a tremendous signal. We will make it shine!”