By Seyifunmi Odunuga
IBADAN – Veteran broadcaster, Mr. Kayode Joseph has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Yemi Sonde Media Group, which include Yes 101.7 FM, Ibadan, Yes Media Academy and YES MA Radio (an online radio for the academy).
Mr. Joseph who has more than Thirty-Five years of experience in the broadcast industry was until his appointment, Provost of the Yes Media Academy, the training arm of the media group.
Also, Yes 101.7 FM staff members who have been in the organization for the mandatory six months probationary period have had their employment confirmed in accordance with corporate practices while some freelancers with the organization also got their contracts ratified and offered full employment.
In his remarks, the Managing Director of the Media Group, Mr. Yemi Sonde who said the appointment of Mr. Joseph is well deserved, considering his rich professional background, added that the harmonization became necessary, as it would enhance operational procedures among the business subunits, especially considering its expansion tendencies.
Mr Sonde also congratulated the staff members who had their appointments confirmed, reiterating that Yes 101.7 FM would continue to set exemplary standards and tow the path of professionalism, not just in content delivery but human resource management.
He then assured the entire staff that their welfare would continue to be a priority, as the organization also aimed to gain human capital commitment from them.