Calhoun exited WAMZ in April. He has also programmed in Brunswick GA and Lexington KY and worked on-air in Ithaca NY during his career.
He fills the opening that has been vacant since JT Bosch moved to WKKT Charlotte as APD/Afternoon Host in July 2017.
iHeartMedia announced today that Corey Calhoun has been named the new night on-air personality and Music Director for 98.7 WMZQ, Today’s Best Country, effective Monday, June 4th, 2018. Calhoun will broadcast weeknights from 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. He will report to Jeff Kapugi, Regional Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia D.C. – Baltimore.
Calhoun will keep his listeners entertained throughout the night while playing the latest hits from artists such as Jason Aldean, Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and more.
“What an amazing opportunity it is to be able to work in the Nation’s Capital alongside Jeff Kapugi and Ty Bailey,” Calhoun says. “The WMZQ team is extremely talented and I can’t wait to do big things with them!”
“Corey completes the WMZQ team,” says Kapugi. “He brings a fresh new energy to the station and some great experience spanning multiple markets and formats.”
Calhoun joins the D.C. Market from WAMZ in Louisville, Ky. where he most recently served as the morning show host for the past two years. Prior to that, Calhoun was the afternoon host and Assistant Program Director for WAMZ before moving to mornings. He has also served as Program Director and afternoon host for WQGA, midday host for WYNR where he got his first taste in Country Music, and later went to Lexington, Ky. to be Program Director and afternoon host for WLTO. Calhoun began his career as an intern at WWWQ in Atlanta for the Adam Bomb Night Show, and was later hired as a full-time night jock for WFIZ. Calhoun graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies.