He will oversee operations of WPBI-LD (Fox and NBC) and WPBY-CD (ABC), plus four radio stations in Lafayette, Ind.
Star City Broadcasting on Monday named Billy Huggins general manager of its Lafayette, Ind. (DMA 188), stations: WPBI-LD (Fox and NBC), WPBY-CD (ABC) and WYCM-FM, WAZY-FM, WBPE-FM and W282CJ-FM (Fox Sports 104.3 FM).
This is a reunion between Huggins and Star City co-owners Mike Reed and Bill Christian who worked together at WPDE Myrtle Beach, S.C., from 1986 through 1994. Huggins eventually became WPDE’s general manager.
“We are so excited to be working with Billy again,” says Mike Reed, Star City’s owner-CEO. “He brings a sense of energy and enthusiasm to our local broadcasting.”
Huggins will also serve as the corporate director of sales for Waypoint Media, the management group that operates the Star City stations and other, working with all stations’ sales teams and managers. He previously was regional marketing director for United Healthcare.