Entercom Country “100.7 The Wolf” KKWF Seattle has named Matt McAllister as its new morning host.
McAllister takes the reigns created by the departure of Fitz in April. He hosted mornings at iHeartMedia Country 102.5 KNIX Phoenix from 2008 until the end of 2016. Prior to that he spent a decade at Rock 99.9 KTYD Santa Barbara CA.
Ellen Tailor and Randy The Biscuit who were part of Fitz’ Seattle morning show and have continued to host the daypart since his exit will not remain with McAllister in mornings.
KKWF, FM 100.7 The Wolf, is pleased to announce personality Matt McAllister as the host of its new morning show. Seattle’s fresh country station will debut its new show and host starting the week of October 2, 2017 from 6:00am to 10:00am PST.
McAllister moved to the Pacific Northwest to join 100.7 The Wolf from KNIX-FM in Phoenix, where he spent a decade on-air in the mornings. He is the proud recipient of the Personality of the Year awards from both the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association in 2010 and 2015 respectively.
“Matt is creative, innovative, competitive, and laser-focused on bringing audiences compelling content for their morning commute. We are excited to welcome him to our team in Seattle, leading the next chapter of mornings for 100.7 The Wolf,” said Drew Bland, Program Director at KKWF 100.7 The Wolf.
“I’m both thrilled and grateful to be joining 100.7 The Wolf and Entercom to bring an exciting, expanded new show to its morning listeners. This is the beginning a new chapter for me and I can’t wait to get to know Seattle,” shared McAllister.
The new show hosted by Matt McAllister replaces the current morning show with Ellen Tailor and will include a new cast. Both the new name and cast will be announced at a later date.