Alana Lynn & Nina D Swap Dayparts At KMLE Phoenix

107.9 KMLE Country PhoenixEntercom Country 107.9 KMLE Phoenix has announced that Alana Lynn and Nina D will exchange on-air slots at the station.

Alana Lynn will move from afternoons to join Niko Petrou on “The Breakfast Buzz” from 5:30-10am. She will also continue to serve as Music Director at the station. Meanwhile, Nina D, who had been part of the stations Morning Show since 2013, will move to the 1-7pm afternoon shift at the station.

Jared Marshall will remain in the 10am-1pm midday slot and Jeana Shepard in the 7pm-12am evening shift.

Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, today announced programming changes for KMLE Country@107.9 (KMLE-FM) in Phoenix. On-air host Alana Lynn, who has hosted the station’s afternoon drive since 2017, will join Niko Petrou as co-host of “The Breakfast Buzz,” which airs weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. MT. The new role is in addition to Lynn’s current position as the station’s Music Director. Subsequently, on-air personality Nina D, who has hosted the station’s same morning show since 2013, will transition to host of the afternoon drive from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. MT. All changes are effective immediately.

“Alana and Nina D both bring incredible talent and commitment to KMLE,” said Dave Pugh, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Phoenix. “We’re looking forward to them continuing to raise the bar for the station and connecting with audiences in their new time slots.”

“There’s something rare about getting up at 3:00 a.m. and playing a role in people’s lives as they get ready for the day,” said Lynn. “The opportunity to do mornings at KMLE is a dream come true.”

Prior to joining Entercom, Lynn held on-air roles for KUAD and KKPL in Fort Collins, CO, KAWO in Boise, ID, KUPL in Portland, OR and KBQI in Albuquerque, NM. Nina D previously held an on-air role at sister station LIVE 101.5 (KALV-FM) in Phoenix. Prior to joining Entercom, she hosted the night drive for KDHT in Austin, TX.

“I remember pushing the play button the day the New KMLE @ 107.9 hit the air in 2012 and I have the same excitement today about being a part of this iconic brand as I did back then,” added Nina D. “I’m going to make sure you’re having fun listening from wherever you are tuning in.”

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