Overhaul gets under way at Infinity stations

Flamm, Matthew
February 2004
Crain's New York Business;2/9/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p1
In San Francisco, California, low-rated world-music station The Wave merged with KBAY, a soft-rock station from San Jose, California. These changes and those in other markets nationwide, bear the fingerprints of new chief operating officer Joel Hollander, who is determined to revive the most troubled of Infinity Broadcasting Corp.'s 185 stations. Hollander, formerly the head of radio syndicator Westwood One, is a longtime protege of hard-driving media mogul Mel Karmazin, who ran Infinity before its purchase by Viacom Inc., where he is now chief operating officer.


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