KCBI announces new general manager

DALLAS?Following a unanimous vote by the Criswell College trustee executive committee, Mike Tirone has been elected as the new general manager and senior vice president of radio station KCBI (90.9 FM) and Criswell Comminications.

Tirone has 17 years of broadcasting experience. He is a graduate of William Paterson University.
Tirone’s experience includes 12 years at NBC News (including CNBC and MSNBC). During this time, he was senior producer of MSNBC’s ” Scarborough Country” and was the NBC executive producer for special coverage of “Tsunami: Relief and Recovery.” He also served as producer of “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and traveled throughout the U.S. producing the “Hardball College Tour” at various university and college campuses.

He was awarded the NBC Ovation Award for coverage of Ronald Reagan’s funeral and was recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Science for excellence during coverage of 9/11.

Tirone came to Dallas in 2006 as vice president of KCBI and the Criswell Radio Network.

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