Former “Energy 97.3” KEGY San Diego morning host Sean ‘Sonic’ Leckie is staying with Entercom as he joins Classic Hip-Hop “104.3 Jams” WBMX Chicago for afternoons.
Leckie has been hosting overnights on Alternative “Alt 94.9” KBZT San Diego since the demise of KEGY in March. He served as Music Director and afternoon and morning host during his tenure with KEGY and also has hosted afternoons at “Power 96.1” WWPW Atlanta and morning show producer and night host for “Channel 93.3” KHTS San Diego.
Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, today announced the appointment of Sean “Sonic” Leckie as the new host for the afternoon drive show on 104.3 Jams (WBMX-FM) in Chicago. The new show will air weekdays from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT beginning Thursday, May 10.
“Sonic brings a passion for music and drive to succeed to 104.3 Jams,” said Jimmy de Castro, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Chicago. “We’re looking forward to having him take the helm of Chicago’s new afternoon drive show.”
“Thank you to everyone at Entercom that has believed in and supported me from the beginning,” said Sonic. “It’s a great feeling to know that your company truly cares about you. My hat is off to Jimmy de Castro, Bob Bolinger, Todd Cavanah, Kevin Callahan, Jeremy Pritchard and Erik Bradley for this opportunity. I’m more than excited to call 104.3 Jams and Chicago my home!”
Sonic has been in radio for over a decade and was on-air in the San Diego market at KZBT, KEGY, and KHTS and also held roles at WWPW in Atlanta. Sonic is an active member of the community and has supported the Special Olympics for the past four years.