Q106.9 Las Vegas Completes CHR Shift With Tino Cochino Addition

Q106.9 106.9 The Q KVGQ Las VegasKemp Broadcasting’s “Q106.9” KVGQ Overton/Las Vegas NV has completed its gradual move from Hot AC to CHR with the addition of YEA Networks’ Tino Cochino Radio for mornings.

KVGQ, which rimshots the Las Vegas market, held a 0.5 share in the June 2019 Nielsen Audio ratings. The move to Top 40 places the station directly up against Entercom’s and Ed Stolz’ “104.3 Now” KFRH. KLUC was was seventh in the market with a 4.6 share while KFRH does not subscribe to Nielsen and is not publicly listed.

KVGQ remains one of two stations in the Las Vegas market utilizing the “Q” moniker along with Entercom Classic Hip-Hop “Q100.5” KXQQ.

YEA Networks, one of the top independent radio and podcast companies in the U.S., announces that Tino Cochino Radio will debut on Monday, August 12th, as Las Vegas’ most exciting new morning show, airing on the nationally syndicated radio program’s new affiliate, Q 106.9/KVGQ-FM. Tino Cochino Radio will air weekdays from 6am-10am on the popular Las Vegas Top 40 station.

With the addition of Q 106.9, Tino Cochino Radio is now heard in over 40 markets across the U.S., including over 50% of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic Markets. The personality-driven next-generation audio brand launched nationwide in 2018.


Gabriela “Lady g.” Loredon, Program Director, Q 106.9, said: “I’ve known Tino for a while and have had the honor in watching him grown into the amazing kick-ass talent he is today. I’m excited to welcome him and the TCR team to our Q 106.9 family. I believe TCR is the perfect fit for Mornings here in Vegas and can’t wait to WIN!!!!” 

Tino Cochino, Host of Tino Cochino Radio, said: “I’m excited to partner with Kemp Broadcasting because together with the leadership of Lady g., they truly understand the market and what it takes to win. On top of that, they connect with our show and recognize what we will bring to the table. Our future is brighter than the Vegas strip!”

Hosted by Tino Cochino and co-hosts Raquel and DJ Nicasio, Tino Cochino Radio provides Rhythmic and CHR stations with an innovative combination of topical and relatable on-air content, engaging, original video and social content, and a popular podcast.

Now airing on stations in markets including Dallas, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; San Antonio, TX; and Albuquerque, NM, Tino Cochino Radio is a PPM and diary-friendly modular show with same-day content, and is available for weekday afternoons/nights for barter, customizable for each market and daypart, with up to 11 songs per hour (programmed locally). See more at: http://tinocochinoradio.com.

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