Cumulus Hot AC “Mix 107.3” WRQX Washington DC has filled out its weekday lineup with the return of Kristie McIntyre to the station to host nights.
McIntyre previously worked at WRQX from 2005-2010 and has been in the Washington and adjacent Baltimore markets for the past two decades including stops at Hot AC “94.7 Fresh-FM” WIAD and “All News 99.1” WNEW in the Washington market and CHR “B102.7” WXYV, Classic Hits 102.7 WQSR, and News/Talk 1090 WBAL in Baltimore. She has also worked in Boston, Cape Cod, Indianapolis and New York.
McIntyre will host 7pm-12am starting May 2 and joins a lineup including Jack Diamond in mornings, Ashley Nickels in middays, and Jason Kidd in afternoons.
Cumulus Media announces that it has named longtime Washington, D.C. area on-air personality Kristie McIntyre as On-Air Host for Nights on WRQX MIX 107.3 in Washington D.C. McIntyre’s show will air weeknights from 7PM-Midnight and will debut on Monday, May 2, 2016. This marks a return to WRQX MIX 107.3 for McIntyre, who was on-air personality for the station from 2005-2010, under previous station ownership. She has been a popular on-air personality and reporter in the Washington, D.C. area for over 20 years.
McIntyre joins Cumulus Media-Washington, D.C. from Hearst Television, where she was a news anchor and reporter for WBAL-AM. Prior to that, McIntyre was Midday Host for CBS Radio-D.C.’s WIAD/94.7 Fresh FM and Entertainment Reporter for All News 99.1 WNEW.
She has also been an on-air personality and Operations Manager for CBS Radio-Baltimore’s WQSR (Mornings) and WXYV/B102.7 (Middays). A graduate of DePauw University, McIntyre has held on-air posts at WPLJ in New York; WERQ/92Q in Baltimore; WFHN FUN 107 in New Bedford/Providence, RI; WZOU in Boston; WKPE Cape 104 in Cape Cod, MA; and WENS in Indianapolis.
Louie Diaz, Program Director for WRQX MIX 107.3, said: “We are very excited to welcome Kristie McIntyre back home to D.C. and MIX 107.3. Kristie is another great veteran air personality, and is a fantastic addition to our live and local air staff at MIX 107.3.”
McIntyre said: “How sweet it is to return to Mix 107.3! This is a lesson in never, EVER burning bridges. What an incredible opportunity to work again with “old” friends: Jack Diamond, Jimmy Alexander, Erica Hilary, Jason Kidd and Louie Diaz! A special thanks to PD Louie Diaz who I worked with 20+ years ago at WPLJ in NYC! Also thanks to NEW friends: MD Ashley Nickels, Market Manager Jake McCann and Cumulus SVP/Content and Programming Mike McVay for giving me the chance to come back to a place that feels like home.”