WTTS PD Laura Duncan To Join WXRT Chicago

Audacy AAA 93.1 WXRT Chicago has announced the appointment of Laura Duncan as Brand Manager.

Duncan joins WTTS from Sarkes Tarzian where she served in the role of PD/afternoon host at AAA 92.3 WTTS Bloomington/Indianapolis, and PD of News/Talk 1370 WGCL/W254DP Bloomington and Alternative “Alt 102.3” WGBJ Auburn/Fort Wayne IN. Duncan had been with WTTS since 2002 mostly as APD/MD until rising to PD in September 2018. During her tenure at WTTS, Duncan previously tracked middays at AAA 102.1 KPRI San Diego and currently serves as the imaging voice of “105.5 The Colorado Sound” KJAC Timnath/Denver CO.

Duncan will start at WXRT on October 4, succeeding Greg Solk following his July promotion to Vice President of Programming and Operations for Audacy Chicago.

Audacy welcomes Laura Duncan as Brand Manager of 93 WXRT (WXRT-FM) in Chicago, effective October 4. In this role, Duncan will oversee all programming efforts for the station.

“Those who know Laura and her work will understand why she was a top candidate to assume the reins at XRT” said Greg Solk, Vice President of Programming & Operations, Audacy Chicago. “Her gifted sensibilities as a leader and a programmer are only matched by her kindness and generous heart. Laura will do amazing things at XRT and continue the success of this legendary and format leading station.”

“Having listened since the 1970s, WXRT has provided a lifetime of influence, shaping me personally and professionally,” said Duncan. “It will be my honor to walk hand in hand with the poets of the airwaves, the legends who provide the magic and the memories. My thanks to Greg Solk and Rachel Williamson for extending an invitation to the most iconic party in the world. I passionately accept.”

Duncan comes back home after 19 years at WTTS-FM in Indianapolis, where she most recently spent the last three years as program director and afternoon host. In addition to her experience at WTTS-FM, Duncan has been program director and music director of WGBJ (Alt 102.3) in Fort Wayne, IN since 2019. Duncan succeeds Greg Solk, who recently assumed the new role of Vice President of Programming & Operations for Audacy Chicago.

This story first appeared on radioinsight.com