Chase Murphy Named KHMX Program Director

Mix 96.5 KHMX Houston Dave Mahoney DK Lauren Kelly Chris JacksonCBS Radio Hot AC “Mix 96.5” KHMX Houston has named Chase Murphy as its new Program Director.

Murphy fills the spot previously held by Charese Fruge until her exit as VP/Programming last fall. He most recently served as OM/Regional Program Director for iHeartMedia Central Texas where he directly programmed CHR “Mix 96.1” KXXM and AC “Q101.9” KQXT San Antonio. He has also programmed Entercom’s “B93.7” WFBC-FM and “Magic 98.9” WSPA-FM Greenville SC, and Citadel’s 104.5 WXLO Worcester and 95.1 KHOP Modesto in his career.

CBS RADIO Houston today announced that Chase Murphy has accepted the position of Program Director for Mix 96.5, KHMX-FM (Hot AC), effective today. As Program Director, Murphy will have day-to-day responsibilities for Mix 96.5 including digital and event creation.

“Chase is a leader, a team builder, a talent coach and a builder of brands. He is the perfect fit for KHMX, a big brand with great heritage in the Houston market,” said Sarah Frazier, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Houston.

“I would like to thank Sarah Frazier, Jeff Sottolano, Steve Salhaney and Bruce Logan for all their support! I’m looking forward to working with the industry’s best and brightest at CBS Radio! Being a kid from Texas and getting a chance to program KHMX is like a dream come true! Go Texans!”

Murphy will join Mix 96.5 after stints at iHeart Media as an Operations Manager and Regional Program Director. He also spent time in Greenville with Entercom.

Murphy is also a published author of Pull the Trigger and #TryHarder as well as a blogger and motivational speaker.

Share This Post

Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of 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.

Leave a Reply