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Dave, Mahoney & DK Shift From X107.5 Las Vegas To Mix 96.5 Houston

Dave Mahoney DK X107.5 KXTE Las Vegas Mix 96.5 KHMX Houston Atom Smasher Shawnda McNeal CBS RadioCBS Radio is moving the Dave, Mahoney and DK morning show from Alternative “X107.5” KXTE Pahrump/Las Vegas to Hot AC “Mix 96.5” KHMX Houston.

The trio will make their Houston debut on Monday, September 14 as part of the station’s 25th anniversary celebration. They replace Atom Smasher and Shawnda McNeal who were let go at the end of June. Dave, Mahoney and DK spent the last six years at KXTE where they worked under Charese Fruge. Fruge transferred from VP/Programming of CBS Las Vegas to similar duties at Houston earlier this year.

CBS RADIO’s Mix 96.5 announced today a new morning show will debut on Monday, Sept. 14 (6:00-10:00AM) as the station celebrates its 25th anniversary broadcasting Hot Adult Contemporary music.

The Dave, Mahoney & DK Morning Show joins the station from CBS RADIO’s KXTE-FM in Las Vegas where they have been a proven ratings winner during their six year tenure. The show will be broadcast on-air, online at www.mix965houston.com and via the Radio.com app for mobile devices.

As part of Mix 96.5’s anniversary celebration, the station will host a concert featuring Rachel Platten, Matt Nathanson and Houston’s own Hilary Duff on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the House of Blues. Tickets go on sale to the public Monday, August 10th.

“Mix is a huge brand with a 25-year heritage in Houston,” said Sarah Frazier, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Houston.  “As we celebrate our silver anniversary, we are excited to introduce the listeners to Dave, Mahoney and DK. With them anchoring our lineup, we are in a strong position to expand our brand over the next 25 years.”

“The Dave, Mahoney and DK Show is best described as a progressive, fast-paced program that connects with a young adult audience in an authentic, fun and relatable way,” said Charese Fruge, Vice President of Programming/Operations Manager, CBS RADIO Houston. “Dave, Mahoney and DK are real, self-deprecating and just plain funny. They are just everyday people talking about everyday things that are top of mind for all of us.”

“We want to thank CBS Radio for trusting us with this huge opportunity on Mix 96.5. To work in a major market with the programmer that has helped us build The Dave, Mahoney, and DK Morning Show into what it is today, is the perfect opportunity. We’re primed for a win with CBS Radio Houston and we’re going to hit the ground running on September 14th” said Dave, Mahoney & DK.

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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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