Highland Radio has today appointed Shaun Doherty as Acting Managing Director. Doherty has 23 years experience in Highland Radio, serving on the Board of Directors and Management Team as well as hosting his own daily current affairs show, The Shaun Doherty Show.
In a statement commenting on the appointment the Chairman of Highland Radio Gerry Rabbitt said:
The achievements of Highland Radio is due to delivering a valuable service to our listeners with our extensive local news, music and sports coverage at the heart of our success. With Shaun at the helm Highland Radio will continue to gain leadership and increase its investment in the North West.
Rabbitt added that not only does Shaun bring his vast experience in local radio management to the role, he also has a finger on the pulse of the Donegal community.
Doherty’s appointment follows the recent resignation of Charlie Collins from the top job int he station.
In one of his first duties as Acting Managing Director, Shaun Doherty has appointed well known country singer Gary Gamble to join the daytime schedule, where he’ll be playing a mix of Irish & American Country music daily from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
The Highland Radio statement concludes by stating ‘ Highland Radio is committed to serving its valued listenership by continuing to deliver new talent and outstanding programming.’