Gordy Rush named CEO of Guaranty Broadcasting
POSTED: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 3:04pm
BATON ROUGE, LA — Flynn D. Foster, President/CEO of Guaranty Corporation, today announced that Gordy Rush was named Vice President of Guaranty Broadcasting Company (“GBC”). Gordy also serves as Market Manager for GBC.
“Nothing beats working with a professional like Gordy Rush,” Foster said. “He has been a great leader for our radio team, and we look forward to his increased role with Guaranty.”
Gordy’s previous experience includes general sales manager for 8 years, sports director at Eagle 98.1, account executive for the Guaranty Sports Network and co-host of Eagle’s LSU football pre- and post-game shows. He is also LSU’s sideline reporter for football and acts as the emcee for LSU’s annual Tiger Tour, a speaking engagement for LSU’s football coaching staff which is conducted each spring and summer in various cities across the southeast.
“I'm thrilled about being named Vice President of Guaranty Broadcasting and look forward to being a part of this wonderful, locally owned business for many years to come,” stated Rush.
Guaranty Broadcasting Company is a member of Guaranty Corporation, which has operated in Baton Rouge since 1926. GBC has five award-winning stations including 100.7 FM The Tiger (WTGE), Country Legends 104.9 FM (KYPY), Talk 107.3 FM (WBRP), 104.5 FM ESPN (WNXX) and Eagle 98.1 FM (WDGL), the flagship station for LSU sports. Guaranty’s radio stations are the only locally owned radio stations in Baton Rouge.