Jackson Blue Takes Mornings At WKLB

Hanna Byrom Jeff Miles Y100 KCYY San Antonio JW Lori 102.5 WKLB BostonBeasley Media Country 102.5 WKLB Boston has tapped Jackson Blue as its new morning co-host joining incumbent Hannah Byrom.

Blue moves from across the hall where he was hosting afternoons at sister Rhythmic Hot AC “Hot 96.9” WBQT and fills the slot created by Jeff Miles’ departure. Prior to joining WBQT in January 2014, Blue spent eight years hosting nights at iHeartMedia CHR “Kiss 108” WXKS-FM, while also serving as Music Director at “106.1 Kiss-FM” KHKS Dallas and APD/Morning host at “Z104.3” WZFT Baltimore while at Clear Channel/iHeart. He has also worked at 92.3 WGXL Lebanon NH and 96.3 WRZE Cape Cod during his career.

Blue also hosts the syndicated “Party Playhouse” and “Celebrity Top Ten”.

WKLB Country 102.5, Boston’s Number One for New Hit Country welcomes Jackson Blue to the Country 102.5 morning show! Jackson is joining Hannah Byrum, and waking- up listeners with Boston’s best country music and fun!

Jackson had been recently promoted from hosting Afternoon Drive on WBQT HOT 96.9 to his new co-host position on WKLB’s Country 102.5 Morning Show.

“It’s been my dream to wake up Boston, a city I’ve loved working in for over a decade,” noted Jackson. “A big thank you goes to our Beasley Boston Market Manager, Mary Menna, Beasley Boston, Director of Programming, Cadillac Jack, and Country 102.5’s Program Director, Mike Brophey for believing in me in this role on one of America’s most successful and respected country brands. My co-host Hannah, Producer Santi, and I are ready to make mornings fun!”

“I’ve had the pleasure of having a ‘front row seat’ to watch Jackson’s growth over the past 15 years, and feel proud to promote such a talented personality from within our Beasley Boston cluster to this key position,” said Cadillac Jack. “Here’s to the success that Jackson and Country 102.5 will undoubtedly enjoy for years to come!”

“We’re so proud to have Jackson Blue on board at Country 102.5,” added Mike Brophey. “Jackson understands Boston and the listeners. He brings his energy and excitement to the show and he is already a part of our community!”

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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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