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Beasley Media Group announces Scott Masteller has been named as the new Program Director at 97.5 the Fanatic in Philadelphia.

The veteran programmer has more than 45 years’ experience in the radio industry serving as a PD, an On-Air Talent and as a radio executive.

Most recently, Masteller spent 7 years as the Program Director of WBAL News Radio in Baltimore, Maryland. A specialist in Spoken Word content in both the news and sports formats, he is recognized in the industry for his ability to “coach” talent and help them get to the next level. In addition, Masteller constructed and managed networks for Orioles, Ravens, and Navy Football.

The radio veteran also spent 13 years at ESPN as PD for ESPN in Dallas, Fort-Worth and as the Senior Director of Content at the ESPN Radio Network in Bristol, Connecticut, where he developed several on-air hosts as well as served as a programmer in Portland, Salt Lake City and Lexington, Kentucky.

“Scott is one of the premiere programmers in Sports Talk radio,” said Beasley Media Group Philadelphia Vice President and Market Manager, Joe Bell. “I have been a fan for years and feel he’s the right person to continue developing the Fanatic Brand.”

“I am excited to partner with Beasley and the talented staff of 97.5 The Fanatic,” said Masteller. “Philadelphia is such a great sports town with some of the most passionate fans in the country!”