Green named new WASK Radio president
Brian Green has been named President/General Manager of the WASK Radio Station group in Lafayette,IN.
Marci Burdick, Senior Vice President of WASK’s parent company, Schurz Communications, made the announcement to the WASK Staff in October. Burdick said, “Brian Green is passionate about the Lafayette area as someone who grew up here. He is dedicated to helping his employees and our business partners reach their goals. And, he understands that technology is changing radio and is up to the challenge of guiding the WASK stations through those changes.”
Green began his career at WASK in 1994 as an account executive, rising to General Sales Manager in2004 and to Director of Sales in 2007. Under his leadership, the stations have set numerous sales records and expanded their customer bases.
He began his new duties in December, replacing John Schurz who is moving into a corporate role.
Green said, “I’m honored, humbled and proud. I’ve had the tremendous experience of learning under two fantastic leaders and mentors in John Trent and John Schurz. I’m looking forward to the challenges and know that I’ll be leading an awesome group of people who will help us carry the tradition of the WASK Radio Group forward.”
John Schurz added, “Brian is absolutely the right person for the job and SCI could not have chosen a better leader. The WASK Team will greatly benefit from his stewardship and reach even greater successes.”
Green is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He has also been active in his community as a founding member of the Tippecanoe County Golf Association, a member of the Indiana Golf Association, TIPCO Soccer volunteer coach, past president WEA baseball and an IHSAA Basketball Tournament official.
A native of Monon, Indiana Brian and his wife Lori reside in Lafayette. They have three children.