Cynthia Fox Takes Afternoons At KSWD
Entercom Classic Rock “100.3 The Sound” KSWD Los Angeles has promoted Cynthia Fox to Afternoon host.
Fox fills the opening created by Andy Chanley’s move to mornings in August following the departure of Mark Thompson. She is a staple in Los Angeles Rock radio hosting middays at 94.7 KMET from 1977-87, 97.1 KLSX from 1993-95, and 95.5 KLOS from 2003-2013 along with time at 101.9 KEDG. She joined KSWD for weekends in 2013 following her departure from KLOS.
Entercom Los Angeles’ station 100.3 The Sound KSWD-FM announced that legendary radio personality, Cynthia Fox, will be on air during the afternoon drive from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. PT. Fox joins Entercom under a multi-year agreement and will be on air among a powerful roster of iconic classic rock radio deejays including Uncle Joe Benson and Rita Wilde. Fox has a longstanding history in rock radio. The Los Angeles native began her career at the age of 18 at the iconic KMET-FM “The Mighty Met” in the 1970’s.
“Cynthia is a true icon of classic rock in the Los Angeles area, so she belongs on The Sound,” said David Beasing, Program Director, 100.3 The Sound.
“Having Cynthia join legendary DJs Uncle Joe Benson and Rita Wilde on The Sound is part of our long-term strategy to deliver the kind of exciting FM rock radio that listeners grew up with,” said Peter Burton, Vice President and General Manager, 100.3 The Sound.
“I am very grateful to be working at The Sound,” said Cynthia Fox. “This is a quality team of talented radio people and I am looking forwarding to sharing what I have learned through music and great teamwork with our listeners.”
In addition to KMET, Fox was an on-air personality at the former KLSX-FM and KLOS. During her career, she has interviewed dozens of international superstars including Sting, Brian May of Queen, the Doors, Rod Stewart, Def Leppard, and Nick Mason of Pink Floyd. Fox is a familiar face to viewers of public TV station KCET where she frequently conducts artist interviews and hosts pledge drives.