John Hanson Jumps From KCSP To Program WCCO
Entercom has announced that John Hanson, Program Director of Sports “610 Sports” KCSP and “1660 The Score” KWOD Kansas City is returning to Minneapolis to take the same role at News/Talk 830 WCCO Minneapolis.
The Minnesota native has programmed KCSP/KWOD since 2013. Prior to that he spent five years in Minneapolis as host of “Twin Cities Live” on KSTP-TV after winning a public casting call. He also programmed 920 KBAD Las Vegas before his foray into television.
Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, today announced the appointment of John Hanson to the role of Program Director for 830 WCCO (WCCO-AM) in Minneapolis, effective immediately. Hanson previously held the same role for sister station 610 Sports Radio (KCSP-AM) and 1660 The Score (KWOD-AM) in Kansas City.
“John brings extensive knowledge of the Kansas City community to his new role with 830 WCCO,” said Shannon Knoepke, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Minneapolis. “I trust our listeners will enjoy the innovative and exciting programing that he will add to the station.”
“This is a wonderful opportunity,” said Hanson. “I’ve tuned into this station my entire life, so I know all about its legendary past. I look forward to WCCO-AM’s exciting future that meets the interests and fast-paced needs of today’s listener.”
Prior to joining Entercom in 2013 Hanson co-hosted “Twin Cities Live” on KSTP-TV in Minneapolis. He has also served as Program Director for ESPN Radio 920 in Las Vegas.