Dave Fogel Adds Middays At KCMO-FM Kansas City

94.9 KCMO-FM Kansas City Dick Wilson Kelly UrichIn addition to hosting mornings at Cumulus Media Classic Hits 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago, Dave Fogel is adding midday duties at sister Classic Hits 94.9 KCMO-FM Shawnee KS/Kansas City.

Fogel started his career in Kansas City and has worked at CHR “Q104” KBEQ, “Mix 93.3” KMXV, and AC “Star 102” KCKC in the market. He has spent the bulk of his career in Chicago where he returned to WLS-FM at the start of this year for his second run in mornings at the station. He has also worked at 97.9 WLUP, 101.9 WTMX, and 104.3 WJMK in Chicago as well as 102.9 KSDO-FM San Diego, 96.3 WHYT Detroit, and 105.1 WAVA Washington DC.

Fogel replaces Cumulus Kansas City Operations Manager Lance Tidwell in middays at KCMO-FM.

Cumulus Media announces that popular on-air personality Dave Fogel joins Classic Hits station KCMO-FM in Kansas City, KS, as Midday Host. Fogel started his radio career at KMXV in Kansas City, and has held on-air positions in markets including: San Diego, Washington, D.C., Detroit, and most recently, Chicago, at WJMK-FM and WLS-FM. His show airs weekdays from 10am-2pm on 94.9 KCMO, Kansas City’s Greatest Hits.

Fogel, the son of Kansas City radio and television legend Jerry Fogel, was exposed to celebrities and the entertainment world at a young age. He was raised on the Missouri side of Kansas City but moved to the Kansas side when he started his own family with his wife, Melanie, a Raytown native. Fogel is a Mizzou Tiger, and shared a house with Brad Pitt while at the University of Missouri (and fellow student Sheryl Crow gave the guys singing lessons of “The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi” song!). 

Joe Russo, KCMO-FM Program Director, said: “Dave is a superstar and a Kansas City guy through and through. Somebody pinch me- Kelly Urich mornings and Dave Fogel in the workday on KCMO. What a fantastic lineup for our listeners. ”

Fogel said: “I am thrilled to be on KCMO and back on the radio in Kansas City where my career started in the 80’s right after MU.”

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