Matthew Malone To Program FM 101.9 Orlando

FM 101.9 Alt Orlando WQMP Daytona BeachEntercom has announced the appointment of Matthew Malone as Program Director of Alternative “FM 101.9” WQMP Daytona Beach/Orlando FL.

Malone joins WQMP from Cumulus Media’s “X105.1” KCJK Kansas City where he served as APD/MD/evening host. He has also served as APD/afternoon host of “New Rock 107.3” KURQ San Luis Obispo and worked on-air at “FM 102.1” WLUM Milwaukee.

WQMP had been programmed by John O’Connell, PD of Country “99.9 Kiss Country” WKIS and Alternative “104.3 The Shark” WSFS Miami since September 2018.

Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., today announced the appointment of Matthew Malone to the role of Program Director for FM 101.9 (WQMP-FM), Orlando’s New Alternative, effective immediately.

“Matt has an impressive knowledge of the Alternative format and embraces everything about it,” said Claudia Menegus, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Orlando. “His connection to the music and the audience is real and very refreshing. He’s a great addition to our team and we can’t wait for the future of this great station with Matt’s leadership and passion for the brand.”

“I am incredibly excited to be a part of the Entercom Orlando team and to be working with Claudia,” said Malone. “Being a part of a company that is actively embracing the Alternative format, helping it grow, and under the guidance of a programmer that I have long respected, Mike Kaplan [Senior Vice President of Programming, Entercom New York], I know that we can accomplish great things in Central Florida.”

Prior to joining Entercom, Malone served as Assistant Program Director and Music Director for KCJK-FM in Kansas City. He has also served as a programming assistant for WLS-FM in Chicago, on-air personality for WLUM-FM in Milwaukee and Assistant Program Director KURQ-FM in San Luis Obispo, CA.

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