Lenny Diana Joins WTTS As Program Director

Sarkes Tarzian AAA 92.3 WTTS Bloomington/Indianapolis IN has announced the appointment of Lenny Diana as Program Director.

Diana will succeed Laura Duncan who is moving to Audacy AAA 93.1 WXRT Chicago. Diana currently serves as Operations Manager for Saga Communications Classic Rock “Rock 102” WAQY and Rock “Lazer 99.3/98.5” WLZX Springfield MA. He previously spent eight years in Indianapolis programming Rock “X103.3” WRZX from 2004 to 2012.

He will also program Alternative “Alt 102.3” WGBJ Auburn/Fort Wayne starting in December.

Following a nationwide search, Indiana owned-and-operated Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. has announced that Lenny Diana will become Program Director and Music Director of heritage Adult Alternative WTTS/Indianapolis (92.3 FM), effective October 18. Mr. Diana joins WTTS following a successful 8-year run as Operations Manager of Saga Communication’s WAQY and WLZX in Springfield, MA. A 25-year media veteran, he has also programmed stations in Pittsburgh, Buffalo, and Long Island. From 2004-2012, Mr. Diana served as Program Director for iHeart Media’s WRZX (now known as WOLT) in Indianapolis. In his new role, he succeeds Laura Duncan, who is joining WXRT/Chicago as Brand Manager. Diana will also assume programming oversight for Alternative sister station WGBJ/Ft. Wayne, effective in December.

“I’m thrilled to be joining WTTS, a station that for years I’ve admired from afar,” said Diana. “To be able to come back to Indianapolis and work with (President/General Manager) Brad Holtz and the impressive team that is assembled here is very exciting. I look forward to the impact we’ll be making together in the Circle City for years to come.”
WTTS President/General Manager (and former Program Director) Brad Holtz said “During his 8 years in Indianapolis, I got to know Lenny as a programming competitor. I always respected his strategic style and keen ear for quality radio. Lenny loves the market and all that WTTS stands for. He will be an excellent programming leader to carry forth our proud tradition of local, independent radio.”

WTTS is owned and operated by Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. and has broadcast an Adult Alternative format since 1992.

This story first appeared on radioinsight.com