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Firehouse News, Vol. 1, No. 1: Meet the New General Manager

by Helen Harrell

If you haven’t met new WFHB General Manager Cleveland Dietz, you should consider stopping by the station to introduce yourself. You won’t be sorry that you did. Cleveland is a friendly, upbeat person always eager to share his insights about the station and plans for future growth. On board for just a few months now, Cleveland has stepped into his position like an old pro. Of course, his stints as part of the News Department’s volunteer staff, then Administrative Assistant, then Interim General Mnaager following the departure of Chad Carrothers did afford him some time to get a feel for the station and its extensive crew consisting of both paid staff and volunteer staff. Even with all that he observed, he still wanted the job, so kudos to him and lucky for WFHB!

While working with an extensive cast of Bloomingtonians can be equated with herding cats, Cleveland is unflappable. He has some serious goals that he believes will further legitimize the station by creating a more stable environment and context for future development. Here are just a few:

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