88Nine RadioMilwaukee names new PD


Veteran radio programmer Sean Demery has been named PD of 88Nine RadioMilwaukee (WYMS-FM 88.9). Demery has worked in a variety of programming and on air positions, including as PD at CBS Radio’s San Francisco’s “Live 105” (KITS) and as APD at Atlanta’s “99X” (WNNX).

“We’re very excited to have Sean join our team,” said RadioMilwaukee Executive Director Mary Louise Mussoline. “Sean’s experience and creativity will build on our commitment to deliver new and diverse music and quality programming. We’re looking forward to adding his perspective to our solid team of DJs and story producers to continue our great selection of music and programs that engage Milwaukee.”

A station programmer and consultant for more than two decades, Demery has focused on creating centralized cultures, ground-breaking creative content and improving station positioning. Other stations Demery has worked with include KXRK Salt Lake City, KMTT Seattle and Radio Central Networks, San Francisco. Most recently, he served as PD/partner for the new Paragon/Sparknet Communications syndicated CHR offering, ”QuickHitz.”

Paragon’s Mike Henry will continue to provide programming consulting services to RadioMilwaukee, which he has done since helping launch the station in 2007.

RadioMilwaukee is a nonprofit, community-supported public station championing  Milwaukee’s music, arts and culture and its neighborhoods and community organizations; celebrates diversity; and encourages community engagement.

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