Pacifica Names New Executive Director

John Proffitt Margie Wilkinson Summer Reese Pacifica Foundation Executive Director

Over a year after firing Summer Reese as Executive Director, The Pacifica Foundation has named former 88.7 KUHF Houston General Manager/CEO John Proffitt as her replacement effective Monday, May 11 and will be based at Pacifica's Berkeley, CA headquarters. Proffitt spent over twenty-five years at … [Read more...]

Sports PD Changes In San Francisco & Detroit

Detroit Sports 105.1 WMGC Detroit Jason Dixon 95.7 The Game KGMZ Jason Barrett

A pair of upstart Sports Talkers are on the hunt for new Program Directors. Jason Dixon, who launched Greater Media's "Detroit Sports 105.1" WMGC in 2013 is out after 18 months at the station. Prior to building WMGC, Dixon was OM/PD of Capitol Broadcasting's "99.9 The Fan" WCMC-FM Raleigh. Dixon … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 2/1: Big Upgrades In San Francisco & Cleveland

FCC Application Construction Permit KLOVE 107.3 KLVS San Francisco 106.1 Cleveland

Educational Media Foundation is preparing signal upgrades for properties in the San Francisco Bay Area and Cleveland. EMF's 107.3 KLVS Livermore, CA seeks to relocate about 15 miles west of its current location to a new tower site in the Diablo Mountains east of Oakland. KLVS would operate with … [Read more...]

DreX Joins KGO

Drex 810 KGO San Francisco 103.5 Kiss-FM WKSC Chicago

Cumulus News/Talk 810 KGO San Francisco has announced that Kevin 'DreX' Buchar will join the station for nights beginning Tuesday, February 3. DreX returns to radio after a nearly five year hiatus since exiting mornings at then Clear Channel CHR "103.5 Kiss-FM" WKSC Chicago. He will host a daily … [Read more...]

Irish Greg & No Name Join KFOG Morning Show

104.5 KFOG 97.7 KFFG Irish Greg No Name Renee Richardson

'Irish' Greg McQuaid and Mike 'No Name' Nelson debuted this morning on Cumulus AAA 104.5 KFOG San Francisco/97.7 KFFG Los Altos joining incumbent host Renee Richardson. McQuaid rejoins KFOG from iHeartMedia Classic Hits "Big 103.7" KOSF following a previous long run at the station. Nelson … [Read more...]

Top 10 Format Changes Of 2014

Boom Radio-One Classic Hip-Hop Format

For our review of 2014 we decided to focus on what we know best. Let's look back at the ten most influential format changes and rebrandings of 2014. 10 106.9 WCCC Hartford hasn't been a powerhouse in quite some time. But it was one of the few remaining relics to a previous era. The longtime … [Read more...]

95.7 The Game To Launch Flight 95.7 Morning Show

95.7 The Game KGMZ San Francisco Flight 95.7 Chad Doing Lorenzo Neal Chris Townsend

Entercom Sports "95.7 The Game" KGMZ San Francisco will debut a new morning show on Monday, December 8. Former "750 The Game" KXTG Portland afternoon host Chad Doing will anchor the new "Flight 95.7" show along with National Football Post founder Joe Fortenbaugh and former NFL Fullback Lorenzo … [Read more...]

Chip Franklin Joins KGO

Drex 810 KGO San Francisco 103.5 Kiss-FM WKSC Chicago

Cumulus News/Talk 810 KGO San Francisco is adding a 12-3pm talk show hosted by Chip Franklin. Debuting on Monday, December 8, Franklin will replace two hours of news programming and the business program "After The Bell" which currently airs from 1-2pm. Most recently Franklin hosted mornings at … [Read more...]

Bloomberg Radio To Debut On 960 KNEW San Francisco

Bloomberg Radio San Francisco 1220 KDOW

Update 9/23: Bloomberg Radio has revealed that its programming will debut on iHeartMedia's 960 KNEW/103.7 KOSF-HD2 on Monday, September 29. The move coincides with KNEW's Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck being transferred to Cumulus' 560 KSFO. Bloomberg L.P. today announced … [Read more...]

Limbaugh, Hannity, & Beck Move To KSFO San Francisco

Cumulus Hot Talk 560 KSFO Rush Limbaugh Hannity Glenn Beck Spencer Hughes 960 The Patriot KNEW

At the beginning of 2014, Clear Channel moved Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity to their then Liberal Talk stations in Los Angeles and San Francisco and rebranded them as Conservative Talk "The Patriot". The San Francisco version won't make it past nine months. Cumulus Media has announced that the … [Read more...]

Live 105 Launches Kevin Klein Live

Live 105 KITS Kevin Klein Live Brad Williams Ally Johnson

CBS Alternative "Live 105" KITS San Francisco will debut "Kevin Klein Live" in mornings on Tuesday, September 2. Led by Kevin Klein, the show will take the slot that has been vacant since the departure of Steve Masters in late 2013. Klein joins from "Playboy Radio" where he hosted mornings. He … [Read more...]

Entercom Launches Q102 San Francisco

Q102 102.1 KUZX San Francisco Beat Of The Bay KFOX 98.5 KUFX San Jose

Entercom has broken the simulcast of Classic Rock "K-FOX" in the Bay Area. While the Classic Rock format remains on 98.5 KUFX San Jose, 102.1 KUZX San Francisco has flipped to Rhythmic Hot AC "Q102". Billed as the "Beat of the Bay", the station is focusing on 25-44 year old's with a music mix … [Read more...]

Kevin Metheny Joins KGO/KSFO

810 KGO San Francisco Cumulus 560 KSFO Kevin Metheny Pig Vomit

Cumulus News/Talk 760 WJR Detroit Program Director Kevin Metheny is transferring to San Francisco to become Operations Director of Conservative Talk 560 KSFO and News/Talk 810 KGO. Metheny has had a long radio career including stops as Program Director at WGN Chicago, managing Clear Channel's … [Read more...]

Execs Coming And Going At Cumulus San Francisco

NashFM 92.3 KSJO San Jose San Francisco Nash Mac Daniels

Cumulus San Franciso has lost a Market Manager and gained a Program Director. Steve Sklenar, who had joined Cumulus as Market Manager last year from his former position as Director of Sales at Lincoln Financial Media San Diego has departed. No replacement has been named yet. Meanwhile at … [Read more...]