Linda Silver



Total Traffic Network, Charlotte, NC
Director of Operations

Responsible for 24/7/365 traffic information operation, serving six markets and 28 stations in North and South Carolina. Hiring and management of traffic anchors and producers.

Clear Channel Communications, Charlotte, NC
News Director (4/03- )
News Anchor/Traffic Fill-In (4/02-4/04)
Part-time Air Personality, WLYT and WKKT (4/01-4/04)

News director for all five Charlotte Clear Channel stations. Oversight and production of weekly 30-minute public service program, distribution of PSA information, and handling of Public File. Extensive use of Prophet System, Cool Edit, FTP, and Internet; expert computer literacy. Scheduling and staffing of positions in news and traffic. Prior to assumption of Total Traffic duties, anchored news for WLYT and oversaw content for three other news anchors as well as local traffic reporters. As air personality in Soft AC and Country formats, also ran remotes and did production (Prophet/Cool Edit/SAW).


Incanta, Atlanta, GA
Programming Consultant

Re-designed various music genres for broadband provider looking to expand into audio and video broadcasting. Made contact with record companies for service and to gauge interest in exclusive music channels. 

WSSS-FM (Star 104.7), Charlotte, NC
Program Director

All aspects of programming for Infinity Broadcasting A/C station. Oversaw airstaff and music testing; managed promotions department. After a great book, position was eliminated due to budget constraints.

WorldSpace, Washington, DC
Program Director

Part of small team which set up ten initial music channels for new global digital satellite broadcasting company. Formats included CHR, Alternative, A/C, Dance, Urban A/C, Jazz, Classical, Country, Oldies, and Classic Rock. Involved producing viable music lists, rotations, promos, voice-overs, and interaction with the label community. After launch, programmed Top 40 and Alternative formats, using Dalet system.

BILLBOARD Airplay Monitor, New York City
National Chart Manager

Oversaw staff of format-specific chart managers for four radio-and-record-friendly magazines per week. Interaction with Broadcast Data Systems for chart information and accuracy. Monitored radio panel and served as liaison with record labels. Executed logoing of radio stations. Reported to the publisher.

Assistant Program Director/Music Director
Part-time Air Talent

Daily music logs, using Selector; evaluation of new music, programming decisions, special music and weekend programming and daily station operations (including formatics, promotion, jock scheduling, and jock screening). Compilation of weekly call-out list and tape, plus quarterly auditorium music testing and production of other research information. Liaison with labels, artists, trade magazines, and management. Produced special artist appearances at the station with live performances and listeners. Produced summer concert series at World Trade Center and South Street Seaport. 1997 Billboard "Music Director of the Year" (nominee, 1995 & 1996). Gavin Magazine "Major Market Music Director of the Year" nominee, 1995, 1996, 1997.

WRQX, Washington, DC
Assistant Program Director/Music Director

Daily operation of programming department. Scheduled daily music logs, and jocks. Responsible for special weekend and holiday programming. Scheduled artist visits and live broadcasts for the station. Oversaw promotion department. 1993 & 1995 Billboard Magazine "Music Director of the Year" nominee. Poe Pop Music "Major Market Music Director of the Year" nominee, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995.

WXLK, Roanoke, VA
Music Director/Mid-day Air Talent

Liaison with records labels and responsible for securing musical talent for special station events. Daily music logs, scheduled jocks, assisted with promotions and production, liaison with record labels, produced weekly call-out tapes and oversaw research department. Extensive station appearances.

WHTZ, New York City
Air Talent/Fill-in News Anchor

Overnight and mid-day air talent. Contributor to Morning Zoo show.

WXLK, Roanoke, VA
Air Talent

Weekend/swing air talent.



Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)
Marketing, Class of 1983