Dee Garcia Joins KOOL-FM Phoenix As Morning Co-Host
Entercom Classic Hits 94.5 KOOL-FM Phoenix has announced the addition of Dee Garcia as morning co-host.
Garcia joins Nicholaus ‘Niko’ Petrou and producer Abe on “The Niko Show”. She joins KOOL-FM from Riviera Broadcasting Hot AC “Hot 97.5/103.9” KMVA Dewey-Humboldt/KZON Gilbert where she was hosting nights. She has also hosted mornings and middays during the last three years at KMVA/KZON and has previously hosted mornings at Riviera Rhythmic CHR “Power 98.3” KKFR. She has also worked at Rhythmic CHRs in Boise, Providence, and McAllen as well as an imaging voice for stations across the country.
Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., welcomes Dee Garcia as co-host of the morning show on 94.5 KOOL FM (KOOL-FM) in Phoenix. Dee joins Nicholaus “Niko” Petrou on “The Niko Show,” airing weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. MT.
“Dee is a very talented market veteran and we are happy to have her join the KOOL family,” said Dave Pugh, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Phoenix. “Her and Niko will combine to form a fresh show as their listeners get ready for their day ahead.”
“I am honored to join Niko on ‘The Niko Show’ on KOOL,” said Garcia. “Niko and Abe [Producer, 94.5 KOOL FM] are positive, fun and hardworking; they are exactly the kind of people that you want to share your mornings with. I’d like to give a special thanks to Dave Pugh and Tim Richards [Program Director, 94.5 KOOL FM] for believing in me. I’m looking forward to bringing a daily dose of energy and fun to The Valley.”
Prior to joining the station, Garcia served as an on-air personality for KMVA in Phoenix. She has held on-air roles for KKFR in Phoenix, WWKX in Providence, RI, KWYD in Boise, ID and KBFM in McAllen, TX. Garcia also serves as voice over talent for The Mix Group and has been heard on various radio stations throughout the country, including sister station Q100.5 (KXQQ-FM) in Las Vegas.