TUCSON, AZ (June 26, 2017) — Family Life Radio (FLR) is pleased to announce recent hiring’s to fill two key positions and the reorganization of senior staff, including several promotions. Sally M. Barton and Julia Taylor, both familiar names in the Christian radio industry, have joined the FLR team headquartered in Tucson.
Barton, who previously worked as the Executive Producer of Parent Talk Radio for Family Life Communications (FLC), is stepping into the newly created role of Chief Engagement Officer. She will be responsible for developing and implementing FLR’s community and on-air engagement strategy.
Julia Taylor is also rejoining the FLR team. After several years on-air for KCBI in Dallas, Taylor is moving back to Arizona. FLR listeners won’t notice a change to the mid-day show, as she’s been filling that spot from a distance for the last year and half, but her new full-time role as KFLR Phoenix Station Manager and Host, will put her talent, imagination and relational skills to use through community outreach, events and more.
While solidifying these positions, the FLC Board of Directors also approved a reorganization the senior staff, which included several transitions and promotions.
After seven years as the station’s Director of Programming, Adam Biddell is now the Chief Broadcast Systems Officer, overseeing the engineering, FCC compliance and technical operations.
Dawn Heitger, who has been with Family Life Communications for nearly 30 years—most recently as the Director of Development—will be leading the marketing and development team in the newly created role of Chief Development & Marketing Officer.
Rod Robison has served FLC for almost 30 years, overseeing the development department. As the new Chief Advancement Officer, his focus will be in the areas of major and planned gifts, business partnerships and in-kind giving.