Kristy Knight Joins Magic 94.9 Tampa For Middays

Chadd Kristi Thomas Magic 94.9 WWRM TampaCox Media Group AC “Magic 94.9” WWRM Tampa has announced the addition of Kristy Knight for middays.

Knight joins WWRM from iHeartMedia Hot AC “Mix 100.7” WMTX where she was most recently hosting nights. She has been part of the Clear Channel/iHeartMedia Tampa cluster since 1993, first on 95.7 WMTX through its relaunch as “Star 95.7” WSSR in 1998 and then moved to 100.7 WMTX after WSSR flipped to Urban in 2003.

Cox Media Group (CMG) Tampa Radio has welcomed longtime Tampa on-air personality Kristy Knight as its new mid-day talent and Assistant Program Director for Magic 94-9 (WWRM – FM). 

“We are so thrilled to have Kristy join our Magic team,” said John Larson, CMG Tampa Radio’s Director of Branding and Programming for WWRM and WXGL. “Her experience and well-known name in the Tampa Bay market, along with her stellar reputation will be an incredible addition to our Magic team. Audiences love her. Clients love her and our entire staff loves her. It’s just a win-win and we can’t wait for her to join CMG Tampa to do what she does best: live, local radio.”

For the past 24 years, Knight has worked for iHeart/Clear Channel Communications as on-air talent, Music Director and Production Director at stations including WMTX and WSSR.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join Cox Media Group and do live radio on a huge brand like Magic 94-9,” said Knight. “I am just thrilled to have the opportunity to learn from highly admired programmers John Larson and Rick Thomas.”

CMG Tampa Radio includes Magic 94-9 WWRM, The Dove 105.5 WDUV, 107-3 The Eagle WXGL, Hot 101.5 WPOI, 97X WSUN and 102.5 The Bone WHPT.

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