Jason Cage Joins Mix 96.5 Houston For Afternoons

Mix 96.5 KHMX Houston Dave Mahoney DK Lauren Kelly Chris JacksonAfter exiting CBS Radio at the end of 2016 when CHR “96.5 Amp Radio” WZMP Philadelphia flipped to ACToday’s 96.5“, Jason Cage is rejoining the company to host afternoons at Adult CHR “Mix 96.5” KHMX Houston.

Cage fills the afternoon opening created when Lauren Kelly moved to mornings in April. It also completes an airstaff revamp that features the new “Morning Mix” Sarah Pepper, Geoff Sheen and Lauren Kelly from 530-10am and Program Director Chase Murphy in middays from 10am-3pm.

Prior to working in Philadelphia, Cage hosted nights at CBS Radio CHR “B96” WBBM-FM Chicago and in his hometown of Huntsville AL.

Mix 96-5 (KHMX-FM) will launch a new afternoon show hosted by Jason Cage on Monday, June 12. The show will cover all the latest pop culture and local news, interviews with the biggest artists in music today and help Houston transition from at work to the drive home. The show can be heard on-air, online at www.mix965houston.com or via the Radio.com mobile app.

“I have been a fan of Jason’s work for years! Winning is in his DNA! We are excited to add him to the KHMX team and cannot wait for the Houston community to meet him,” said Chase Murphy, Program Director, Mix 96-5.

“I’ve had obscene amounts of fun working with top notch CBS Radio teams in Chicago and Philly over the past 6 years and I’m thrilled to continue the run on KHMX Houston! Chase Murphy is an evil genius mastermind and I’m honored to be part of his plot. Thank you Erik Bradley, Brad Wright, Jeff Sottolano and Sarah Frazier for putting the pieces together,” added Jason Cage, afternoon drive host, Mix 96-5.

The full Mix 96-5 line up kicks off with The Morning Mix featuring Sarah Pepper, Geoff Sheen and Lauren Kelly, 5:30 am – 10 am, followed by Chase Murphy, 10 am – 3 pm, and Jason Cage, 3 pm – 7 pm.

Jason Cage is a longtime highly rated on air radio personality whose show has been broadcasted on major radio brands nationwide. With over a decade in the business, Jason understands what makes fun, interactive, memorable radio and the new skills required to touch listeners where they live on social media. Jason’s career spans from his hometown radio market, Huntsville Alabama to legendary station B96 in the third largest market in the country, Chicago.

Jason has landed coverage in print and broadcast outlets around the world, including Star Magazine and US Weekly and was named one of Cheeky Chicago’s “Men of the Year.” Jason is an experienced radio talent coach, enjoys actively working with non-profits, event hosting and fitness. He lives with his wife Heather, newborn son and a rescue dog named Porkchop.

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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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