A new g.m. for WDAV, a retirement at KPBS

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Benjamin Roe will succeed Kim Hodgson as general manager of classical music station WDAV-FM in Davidson, N.C. Roe, an award-winning producer and public media web strategist who directed NPR music initiatives from 1987-2007, led development of the blueprint for NPRMusic.org. Meanwhile, Doug Myrland, longtime g.m. of KPBS/TV-FM in San Diego, announced that he’ll be retiring a year earlier than planned, according to the Union-Tribune. He’ll remain at the station as a consultant through next year until his successor is hired.