Greg Bell

Greg-Bell-SmallAfter graduating from the Brown Institute, he began his career as a copywriter/announcer at KQAQ radio, Austin, Minnesota in 1972. He moved to Wisconsin and WDOR radio, Sturgeon Bay in 1974, where he began a twenty year stint in radio sales and sales management. In 1978, he moved to WIZM-AM/FM in La Crosse, followed by a year in sales management in Burlington, Iowa before moving to WHBY/WAPL in Appleton in 1983. He served the remainder of his career there, becoming station manager in 1993 then general manager in 1995. In 2000, Woodward Communications, the parent company of the Appleton stations, as well as radio stations in Iowa, promoted him to Vice President of Broadcast Operations. During his time in Appleton, he oversaw power change increases for his two flagship stations and led the effort to acquire additional stations with the Appleton cluster eventually consisting of seven stations. His industry service includes eight years on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, serving as its Chairman of the Board in 2003.

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  1. Larry Garrard

    Would like to contact Greg Bell. He was my roommate in the USAF when we were stationed at Clark Air Base in the Philippines (1970-1971). Great man and friend; proud he has had a great career in Radio. Would appreciate if someone could let me know about him.

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