Randy Fox Joins KAGM/KKSS Albuquerque As Program Director

Kiss 97.3 KKSS AlbuquerqueAmerican General Media has appointed Randy Fox as Program Director for Rhythmic CHR “Kiss 97.3” KKSS and Hot AC “Mix 105.1” KKRG Albuquerque NM.

Fox most recently spent 16 years at 102.5 KSFM Sacramento and former sister Hot AC “Now 100.5” KZZO mostly as Creative Services Director and Assistant Program Director and was serving as Acting PD upon his exit in April. He also previously worked in Austin, El Paso, Las Cruces, Phoenix, and Saginaw in his career.

American General Media Albuquerque has hired Randy Fox as Program Director of heritage Rhythmic KKSS-FM (KISS 97.3) and upstart Hot AC KKRG (MIX 105.1) effective Monday, July 23rd.

Fox joins AGM from CBS Radio in Sacramento as PD of KSFM. Fox had held several positions with CBS Radio prior to the PD position, including Creative Services Director for two brands. Randy was with CBS Radio Sacramento for 16 years. Additionally he has held various programming, on air, production and creative services positions in Austin, Texas, Phoenix, Arizona, El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico.

“I am very happy to welcome Randy to the AGM cluster in Albuquerque. We actually competed with each other in California. It’s nice to now have such a pro on our team here,” said AGM/Albuquerque General Manager Larry Lemanski.

“It’s not easy finding Program Directors today – especially one who embodies the talent and skill to manage a heritage brand on one hand and the tenacity and grind needed to launch a new brand on the other. Randy has all of those skills and more and we could not be happier to have as skilled and dynamic a programmer on the AGM team,” added Regional Director of Operations & Programming Robert Lewis.

Fox stated, “I am very excited to be joining the American General Media family. It is an honor to be trusted with the success and future of KKSS and KKRG. I would like to thank Rogers Brandon, Larry Lemanski and Bob Lewis for their confidence and vision. I look forward to working with the incredible team at AGM Albuquerque.”

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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