DreX Joins KGO
Cumulus News/Talk 810 KGO San Francisco has announced that Kevin ‘DreX’ Buchar will join the station for nights beginning Tuesday, February 3.
DreX returns to radio after a nearly five year hiatus since exiting mornings at then Clear Channel CHR “103.5 Kiss-FM” WKSC Chicago. He will host a daily talk show from 7pm to 10pm replacing the current news block in evenings.
Cumulus announces that radio personality DreX will host a new talk show debuting Tuesday, February 3, on KGO 810. The program will air weeknights from 7:00-10:00 p.m. This marks a return to the Bay Area for DreX, who was formerly on-air at KSJO-FM (now NASH-FM 92.3). It also marks his return to radio, after a hiatus following nearly a decade as popular Morning Host of the all talk “DreX Morning Show” on Chicago’s WKSC/KISS-FM. DreX began his career as a teen in York, Pennsylvania doings nights at Q106. He crafted his radio talents doing top rated night shows with stints in San Antonio, San Jose, Dallas and Philadelphia. DreX then launched his Morning Show career in Detroit at WHYT doing “The Morning Zoo”. Yearning to do “all talk/CHR” he returned to San Antonio’s KTFM and debuted the “DreX Morning Show”, winning an unprecedented 24 quarterly Arbitron ratings, across the board.
Mike McVay, Senior Vice President, Programming for Cumulus said: “Drex brings a unique perspective to the News/Talk format and an uncanny ability to entertain and inform in his own engaging style.”
Justin Wittmayer, Vice President and Market Manager for Cumulus San Francisco said: “DreX brings his unique voice to KGO Nights for a highly compelling program that is fresh, live and local. “DreX brings his unique voice to KGO Nights for a highly compelling program that is fresh, live and local. The Bay Area is in for quite an experience with DreX.”
DreX said: “I am thankful and thrilled with this opportunity of a lifetime and I look forward to many successful years at KGO in the beautiful Bay Area!”