Alec Callender Joins WCRN AM 830 Team as News Director: Another Strategic Step for True Talk 830 WCRN… the Switch is on

Worcester, MA, December 08, 2007 --( Hank Stolz, Program Director of WCRN AM 830 and host of The Hank Stolz Experience 2--6:00p.m. weekdays is pleased to announce that as of Monday December 3, 2007 Alec Callender has joined the staff of True Talk 830 WCRN as News Director. Over the last several years Callender has earned a solid reputation as reporter/anchor in Central MA, most recently on WTAG. Alec brings a positive and professional attitude to WCRN along with a long list of local contacts. Callender is another broadcast professional who made the switch to True Talk 830 and jumped right into his responsibilities.

The team at 830 WCRN is anchored by talk show veteran Peter Blute, hosting The Peter Blute Show, weekdays 6-10:00 a.m. As News Director of WCRN, Callender’s hire is part of a series of strategic steps taken by the local owners of Carter Broadcasting, Ken and Kurt Carberry with their family. True Talk 830 WCRN broadcasts with 50,000 watts from Worcester and continues to offer compelling talk, news and information programs. 830 WCRN is home for all World Champion Boston Red Sox baseball games and currently features University of Massachusetts football.

Ken Carter, founder and Chairman of Carter Broadcasting emphasizes the local success of the station in super-serving WCRN’s audience. The 50,000 watt signal enables WCRN to reach from Boston to the Berkshires, Rhode Island to New Hampshire and beyond, guaranteeing a tremendous audience base and service to advertisers. Hank Stolz states, “With Alec joining the WCRN team he can concentrate on news stories, breaking news, aiding in storm coverage and serving our all important local audience. For example, on his first day, Alec reported from the remembrance ceremony of the six Worcester fallen firemen. He hit the ground running and I look forward to his positive energy and helping us achieve our goals at 830 WCRN.”

Callender states, "I am thrilled to be part of the veteran talk radio team of WCRN, and looking forward to providing additional news presence to WCRN with its 50,000 watt signal. It also feels good," he continued, "to be riding the wave as True Talk WCRN continues to grow as the area's most powerful local radio station. The switch is on!”

About WCRN – A Carter Broadcasting Company, True talk 830 WCRN broadcasts with 50,000 Watts 24 hours of every day blanketing the area from Maine to Providence, Boston to the Berkshires, New Hampshire to Connecticut and beyond. Wherever you go, you'll be able to tune in to WCRN on AM 830 or listen live on WCRN is consulted by New England Broadcast Advisor, Clark Smidt, who recently acquired Talk Information 980, WCAP, Lowell.

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