The WH Media Group founder and Lake TV owner William Holtz has announced the hiring of new General Manager, Chris Schneider. Schneider is the former Sports Director at 1079 The Coyote and has broadcast High-School football and basketball with Lake TV. Chris came to live at the Lake of the Ozarks after being the Sports Director at CBS Radio Dallas for nearly twenty years. Before that Schneider spent time in London, and had the privilege of being on the air at ESPN International and the BBC. Chris has hosted nationally syndicated sports talk shows in both Dallas and Chicago, he has also done pre-game and post-game shows at KMPC in Los Angeles for the L.A. Rams, Angels, Clippers and UCLA Bruins. Schneider is also the author of two published books, “Starting Your Career In Broadcasting” which features stories and advice from broadcasting greats like Bob Costas, Chris Berman, Troy Aikman, Larry King and others. He also authored a novel titled “Angel Dreams” which was named a “Favorite Book of 2014” by Amazon Editors. Schneider is also an inspirational public speaker, having addressed audiences in England and America.

“I can’t tell you how excited I am about joining William Holtz and the team at Lake TV. We are extremely excited about the future and have some great things planned. My wife and I LOVE living in the lake area and couldn’t have asked for a better place to embark on this next endeavor,” said Schneider.

Schneider will take over as the General Manager to Lake TV as well as their parent company “The William Holtz Media Group.” Besides serving along-side owner William Holtz in overseeing day to day operations, he will take over all program directing and station scheduling as well assist in sales and serve as on-air talent.

“This is the biggest HIRE in Lake TV history. Besides his incredible resume and tireless work ethic, Chris is a devout Christian who will make everyone one of us at Lake TV a better professional, but more importantly a better person. This is exactly what we need to take this thing to the next level and I’m eager to embark on the next chapter in my Lake TV tenure. Chris Schneider is the kind of man I hope to one day be & am excited to announce him as our new company General Manager,” said Lake TV owner, William Holtz.   

Schneider officially starts on Monday, August 3rd. You can reach him by emailing