People Moves 10/2: Buck Wise Returns To Radio At KRSK
Entercom Hot AC “105.1 The Buzz” KRSK Portland has appointed Buck Wise as morning host.
The former ‘Buck Head’ has been working in brand marketing the past five years. He has hosted mornings at CHR “98.7 Amp Radio” WDZH Detroit and “Z100” KKRZ Portland. He has also worked at KYSR Los Angeles, WKQI Detroit, and KFMS Las Vegas as well as voicetracked for numerous Clear Channel owned stations.
Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, today announced the addition of Buck Wise to 105.1 The Buzz (KRSK-FM) in Portland as morning show host, effective immediately. Wise will be on air weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. PT.
“Buck brings a magnetic personality and passion to Buzz mornings,” said Bill Ashenden, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Portland. “We’re excited to add him to the Portland team.”
“I’m honored to be joining the talented Entercom Portland family,” said Wise. “I’ve admired Bill Ashenden and Brian Bridgman’s [Program Director for 105.1 The Buzz] approach to local entertaining radio and I’m excited to work with them as a member of the KRSK team.”
Wise has 15 years of broadcast experience, including on-air roles for KFMS in Las Vegas, KYSR in Los Angeles, WKQI in Detroit and KKRZ in Portland. He is the recipient of the 2008 Pittsburgh A.I.R. Award for Best New Talent and was named to Conclave’s National Top 30 Under 30 Broadcaster list in 2007.
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