iHeartMedia AC “Star 102.1” KDGE Dallas has rounded out its on-air lineup with the addition of Leigh Ann Adam for mornings starting Monday, April 3.
Adam had spent the previous 11 years in multiple dayparts at CBS’ 103.7 KVIL prior to resigning at the end of 2016 in order to take this position following the end of her non-compete period. She also spent time in mornings at 104.3 KBIG Los Angeles.
iHeartMedia announced today that Leigh Ann Adam has been named morning drive host for Star 102.1, Dallas’ More Music, More Variety radio station, effective April 3, 2017. Adam will broadcast weekdays from 6 – 10 a.m.
Star Mornings with Leigh Ann will feature Adam discussing the latest news in entertainment and pop culture as well as hosting interviews featuring some of today’s biggest artists. Additionally, the show will broadcast music from iconic artists of the past and present including Michael Jackson, Maroon 5, Madonna and others.
“I love what I do and I’m so excited to wake up with Star 102.1 and the DFW community,” said Adam. “Having the opportunity to host mornings is amazing and I can’t wait to put on my new headphones and get started!”
Adam has captivated millions of listeners around the globe, becoming one of today’s most recognized female voices in radio. Most recently, she hosted afternoons at KVIL for 11 years. She has also served as morning co-host of the Leigh Ann and Charlie Tuna show at KBIG in Los Angeles. From mornings to middays to afternoons, Adam has attracted the attention of the world’s biggest megastars, hosting headline-grabbing interviews with icons like Cher, Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson, Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, and many more. Leigh Ann is married with three children.
“I’m so excited to have Leigh Ann as the newest addition to our programming team,” said Jay Shannon, Program Director for Star 102.1. “Leigh Ann has been in the DFW market for over two decades and will be a big success on Star. She continues to push the boundaries of entertainment, always leaving listeners thirsty to tune in for more and that’s a perfect fit for our format!”
Star 102.1 is a leading media outlet in the Dallas market and its content is available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast station; online via its branded digital site; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with its more than a billion downloads and 100 million registered users.