Scott Lindy, the program director who helped give country station 94.9/The Bull a major kick in the ratings, has left the building despite the fact the station just had its best month ever.
“I am not at liberty to discuss it completely because of the situation with the departure,” Lindy said ever so vaguely today. His former boss Clay Hunnicutt also hasn’t returned calls or text messages.
When Lindy arrived early last year, the Bull for two years had stumbled around trying to gain traction against mainstay Kicks 101.5. Lindy helped rejigger the music and the sound, hired Jason Pullman as part of the morning show and lifted the station’s ratings. (Interestingly, Kicks has not been hurt much by the Bull’s pick up. It’s actually held steady and had its best ratings last month in years, ranking second overall in the city behind only V-103.)
Lindy’s well respected in the country music business. He was also operations manager for the entire Clear Channel cluster, including 105.7/The