People Moves 7/2: Entercom Makes Talk Cuts In Kansas City & Philadelphia
The ongoing Entercom cuts have hit Kansas City and Philadelphia
Jonathan Hart exits Conservative Talk 1210 WPHT Philadelphia after six years as Program Director. Hart previously worked as a producer at KCMO Kansas City and APD of KGO San Francisco. His duties will be absorbed by Sports 94.1 WIP programmer Spike Eskin.
In Kansas City, Jonathan Weir exits as evening host on Talk 98.1 KMBZ-FM. Weir joined KMBZ in April 2012 as midday host and later moved to evenings. Prior to joining KMBZ, Weir served as a host and producer at Entercom’s 97.3 WSKY Gainesville FL.
iHeartMedia Rhythmic CHR 93.3 KUBE Seattle has promoted APD/MD/afternoon host Eric Rosado to Program Director.
Rosado joined KUBE upon its relaunch in May 2018 after programming “105.5 The Beat” WBTT and CHR “Y100” WZJZ Fort Myers. Rosado’s promotion will allow former PD Mark Adams to focus on his two other stations: Rhythmic CHR “Wild 94.9” KYLD and Hot AC “Star 101.3” KIOI San Francisco.
It’s an honor to take over this important role for such a legendary set of call letters. KUBE is back and means a great deal to the Seattle/Tacoma market. Thank you to Rich Moore, Robert Dove, Maynard, Tim Herbster, Andrew Jeffries, Dylan Sprague and everyone since day one of this career that has helped me advance along the way. A HUGE thanks to Mark Adams, I’ve been fortunate to directly learn from one of the greats who has set us all up to succeed as we go forward. We have an extremely talented team on KUBE, their passion for the brand and work ethic is undeniable. We do whatever it takes to win, think big, stay focused, make noise, and equally important have fun! Let’s go!
Entercom Classic Rock 92.3 KGON Portland has added Brian Shannon as co-host of “Terry Boyd’s World” in mornings.
Shannon was a longtime producer/co-host of the Stevens & Pruett morning show on KLOL Houston and KEGL Dallas as Eddie ‘The Boner’ Sanchez through the 80s until mid-2000s. He later served as a talk show host on 97.5 KFNC and news anchor on 92.1 KROI Houston.
Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., welcomed Brian Shannon as morning show co-host for 92.3 KGON (KGON-FM), Portland’s Only True Classic Rock Station and Iconic Lifestyle Brand. Shannon will join Terry Boyd on “Terry Boyd’s World,” weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. PT, effective July 8.
“Brian’s outstanding comedic talents and timing will combine with Terry’s tremendous market equity to give Portland its most unique, entertaining and compelling morning show in years,” said Kim Martinez, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Portland. “The instant chemistry between Brian and Terry was astounding. The timing is right and the market is ready for someone who can add fuel to the fire that is ‘Terry Boyd’s World.’”
“I am incredibly excited to be going home to radio and to be working alongside one of Portland’s best, Terry Boyd,” said Shannon. “Radio is my happy place and I’m planning to be a part of this station and this city for a long time.”
Shannon is a well-seasoned radio veteran with over 30 years of experience. Prior to joining Entercom, Shannon served as an editor and anchor for News 92 FM in Houston. He held various on-air roles for KFNC in Houston, KEGL-FM in Dallas-Fort Worth and KLOL-FM (now Houston sister station Mega 101 FM), where he was a longtime member of the “Stevens & Pruett” show. On KEGL-FM, Shannon was producer and voice of co-host Eddie “The Boner Sanchez.”
iHeartMedia Country 107.3 WRWD Poughkeepsie NY is going local in middays as the station has added Beth Christy to replace the voicetracked Billy Greenwood.
Christy most recently served as PD/afternoon host at Townsquare Media’s “94.3/97.3 The Wolf” WKXP/WZAD and previously worked at WRWD in the mid 90s.
iHeartMedia Country WRWD-FM (Country 107-3) Poughkeepsie, NY Welcomes back Beth Christy to host Midday’s effective immediately. Beth’s most recent journey was crosstown at Townsquare Media Country WKXP/WZAD-The Wolf where she was Brand Manager/Afternoons until October of 2018. Beth started out in the Hudson Valley Market at WRWD back in the mid 90’s.
WRWD PD CHASE DANIELS said, “I’m beyond excited to have Beth come home to WRWD! It’s terrific timing as we mark 30 years of heritage in the market this fall. Beth is a true professional and just a genuine great person that will help us continue on the path of local success that I believe is so important to radio”
Beth added, “I have been very fortunate to have worked with some of the most creative and talented people in the radio business as well as having the best listeners and I am looking forward to continuing that as I come back home to Country 107-3 WRWD! My exciting news doesn’t stop there, as I’m also launching my own voiceover business, Beth Christy, LLC.”
Beth replaces iHeart Custom talent Billy Greenwood in that time slot. Send Beth Congrats Here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dyana Williams has been named afternoon host at Urban One R&B Oldies “Classix 107.9” WPPZ Pennsauken NJ/Philadelphia.
With a career stretching back to the 1970s at WHUR Washington and WBLS New York, Williams has also worked at WDAS Philadelphia and multiple television outlets. She has spent the past decade co-hosting Soulful Sunday on 100.3 WRNB Philadelphia.
Entercom News/Talk 1120 KMOX St. Louis as announced that Amy Marxkors will become co-host of “Total Information AM Overdrive” and “The Charlie Brennan Show” airing from 8:30 to 11am.
Marxkors previously served as St. Louis Blues reporter for KMOX. With the Blues radio rights leaving KMOX, she will also continue to host a weekly Blues podcast for the station.
Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced today that Amy Marxkors has been elevated to morning show co-host on News Radio 1120 KMOX (KMOX-AM) in St. Louis. Marxkors will host “Total Information AM Overdrive” alongside Charlie Brennan Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. CT and “The Charlie Brennan Show” from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., effective immediately.
“Amy is a rising star in radio and has shown tremendous growth on air while covering everything from the Blues Stanley Cup run to discussing local and national issues during our longform talk shows,” said Becky Domyan, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom St. Louis. “She has a very bright future and I’m looking forward to the impact she can make on KMOX.”
“I’m from St. Louis and I grew up listening to KMOX, whether it was in the car early in the morning or on summer evenings listening to Cardinals games. I’ve always loved radio,” said Marxkors. “To be joining ‘The Charlie Brennan Show’ is a bit surreal. Charlie’s name and his voice are woven into the very fabric of this city and I’m beyond thrilled to have this opportunity to be a part of his show. It’s an incredible honor.”
In addition to her role on the morning show, Marxkors will continue to cover the Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues and the National Hockey League by hosting a weekly hockey podcast. Prior to joining Entercom, Marxkors served as co-host of the Blues weekly hockey show “Chili’s Week in Hockey” in 2016, which aired on News Radio 1120 KMOX. She joined the Blues radio broadcast in 2017 and became the first woman to host the pre- and postgame of a radio broadcast for any St. Louis professional sports team in February 2019. The St. Louis native joined the station in 2018 as a sports reporter and host.
News Radio 1120 KMOX is St. Louis’ Most Trusted Source for News and Information and the flagship station of the St. Louis Blues and St. Louis Cardinals.