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Chris Reese Takes Nights At WTMX Chicago

Chris Reese 101.9 The Mix WTMX ChicagoHubbard Hot AC “101.9 The Mix” WTMX Skokie/Chicago has hired Chris Reese as its new evening host.

Reese, who will just use his last name on-air, joins WTMX from CBS Country “US 99.5” WUSN Chicago where he was most recently Executive Producer of the Lisa & Ray morning show. He takes the spot filled by Andrew Hart’s exit last summer for mornings at Entercom AC 96.5 KOIT San Francisco.

101.9fm THE MIX (WTMX Chicago) announced today the addition of Chris Reese aka Reese to its on-air line up. Reese, a native of Arlington Heights, Illinois will take over as Evening Host (7pm to 12pm). Reese comes to THE MIX from WUSN Chicago where he worked on the morning show for the past seven years, most recently as Executive Producer.

“THE MIX has found our next new night star working in the next building over.  We can’t wait for Reese to bring his fresh sound and unique skills to THE MIX to resonate with Chicago’s nighttime landscape.” said Mary Ellen Kachinske, WTMX Program Director.  

Reese added “I’m so excited to be joining the amazing team at The Mix. It doesn’t get any bigger than this. For a local kid who grew up in Arlington Heights this is a dream come true. I’ve got to thank Mary Ellen Kachinske and Greg Solk for the amazing opportunity.”

Reese’s first day on the air will be Monday, March 7, 2016.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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