WNAV hires new news director

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

wnavWNAV Radio announced today the hiring of Finn Neilsen to serve in the position of News Director at the radio station. Neilsen comes to the department management role with a wealth of media and business experience.

Neilsen has experience as news and traffic reporter, broadcast program producer and newsroom editor. His past includes hosting, reporting, and on-scene coverage of breaking news as well as participating in State and local election and county government meeting coverage, plus special on-air feature development.

“We are particularly pleased to have Finn join our management team here at WNAV. He is the perfect fit for the position due to his combined experience in radio and business management” said Steve Hopp, WNAV V.P. and General Manager. “He also shares our views on the future of radio news as applied to multiple platforms.”

“I hope to lead the WNAV News Department into the future of broadcast news” said Neilsen. “I enjoy outside, on scene news reporting where we can bring the story to life in the minds of our listeners”. Neilsen added “having been a WNAV listener over the years, I am familiar with its heritage and look forward to working with the team in this fast paced news environment.”

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