Cumulus Media CHR “98.9 Magic-FM” KKMG Colorado Springs has appointed Rex Long as their new Program Director.
Long transfers to KKMG from Cumulus’ “Y102” 101.9 WHHY Montgomery AL where he served as PD/Afternoon host since 2010. He also has programmed for the company at “Power 103” KCDD Abilene TX. He fills the opening created by the departure of Nikki Landry earlier this year.
Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed radio programming professional and on-air personality Rex Long as Program Director and On-Air Talent for 98.9 Magic FM in Colorado Springs, CO. Long joins 98.9 Magic FM from Cumulus Media-Montgomery, AL, where he has been Program Director for the past seven years at CHR station Y-102 (WHHY-FM). He was also Program Director for Cumulus CHR station KCDD-FM in Abilene, TX. Long started his radio career in Dallas, TX, as On-Air Talent and Program Producer at Kiss-FM (KHKS-FM). The appointment is effective Monday, June 26, 2017.
Bobby Irwin, Operations Manager, Cumulus Media-Colorado Springs, said: “There were dozens of remarkable candidates for the position, and Rex stood out as so positive and creative, with the leadership qualities that a station the size of Magic FM deserves.”
Long said: “For the longest time, I’ve wanted to be a part of 98.9 Magic FM. Thanks to Bobby Irwin, Scott Jones, Cat Thomas, Doug Hamand and Mike McVay, it’s now a dream come true! I am humbled to be part of a team where we can all grow together and I look forward to building on this amazing brand in The Springs!”