Entercom Classic Hip-Hop “Q102.1” KRBQ San Francisco has promoted Music Director Billy Vidal to Program Director.
Vidal joined KRBQ in 2015 and was promoted to Music Director in June 2017. KRBQ had been programmed by Elroy Smith until Urban AC 102.9 KBLX was spun off to Bonneville as part of the CBS Radio merger.
Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, announced that current mid-day host and Music Director Billy Vidal has been promoted to Program Director for San Francisco station Q102.1 (KRBQ-FM). Vidal’s new role is in addition to his current on-air responsibilities hosting Q102.1’s midday show on weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST.
“Billy has a great understanding of this format and more importantly the Bay Area market,” said Gregory Nemitz, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom San Francisco. “I have no doubt he will excel in his new role and will continue the upward trajectory of Q102.1.”
“I’ve been with Q102.1 since the station launched and I am grateful to Greg Nemitz and Michael Martin for this incredible opportunity,” said Vidal. “There is a real resurgence with the music and culture in this format and I truly believe Q102.1 is poised to do big things in San Francisco.”
Vidal has been an on-air personality on Q102.1 for over three years and was named Music Director in June of 2017.