KGOR Launches Mornings with Montez & Shari
iHeartMedia Classic Hits 99.9 KGOR-FM Omaha NE has announced the debut of “Mornings with Montez & Shari” hosted by Montez and Shari Stone.
Montez has spent the past two decades in Omaha radio and joins KGOR from co-owned CHR “96.1 Kiss-FM” KISO where he served as Music Director/afternoon host. Stone most recently worked at Salem Media Christian AC 100.7 KGBI-FM where she hosted middays and served as Digital Product Coordinator. The Omaha native previously worked at “101.9 The Fox” KZFX and 590 WOW/94.1 WOW-FM.
The new show replaces Tim Sheridan, who exited last week after 2 1/2 years as morning host. He originally joined KGOR and sister News/Talk 1110 KFAB in July 2012 as morning news anchor.
99.9 KGOR, Omaha’s Greatest Hits, announced today the debut of the new Mornings with Montez & Shari, effective immediately. Mornings with Montez & Shari will broadcast weekday mornings from 5:30 to 10 a.m.
Mornings with Montez & Shari will star long-time Omaha radio hosts Montez and Shari Stone and will showcase Omaha’s Greatest Hits, fun and energetic discussions on the headlines of the day, listener interactions and much more.
“Being from Omaha, we both couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to serve our community in a fun way because we love this town,” said Montez and Shari. “We can’t wait to entertain every morning and grow our big, radio family.”
“Stone joins 99.9 KGOR from KGBI-FM where she most recently served as digital project coordinator and midday host. She also served as the midday personality for 101.9 Fox. Stone, born and raised in Omaha began her career at WOW AM/FM in Omaha, Nebraska, where she was born and raised and is a graduate of Northwest Missouri. “
Montez is a seasoned media veteran with more than 20 years of radio experience in the Omaha region. He most recently served as afternoon host and music director for iHeartMedia’s 96.1 Kiss FM. After graduating from high school, Montez began his career at KESY-FM.
“We are truly excited to have these two genuinely warm, funny and highly respected talents be a part of one of the biggest stations in town,” said Erik Johnson, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Omaha. “This show will bring a new element of fun to Omaha morning radio.”