101.3 Minneapolis

People Moves 4/18: Draeger To Image WKQX

Nick Draeger is departing his position as Creative Imaging Director at Entercom Alternative “Alt 94.7” KKDO and CHR “106.5 The End” KUDL Sacramento to take the same position at Cumulus Alternative 101.1 WKQX Chicago. Draeger previously imaged 93.5 KDAY Los Angeles and Learfield Sports. I was waiting to post a press release, but since I’ve tip-toed around it, I’ll announce it: I was offered and accepted… Posted by Nick Draeger on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed audio imaging professional Nick Draeger as Creative Imaging Director for Chicago Rock radio station 101 WKQX-FM. Draeger joins Cumulus from Entercom-Sacramento, where he imaged Entercom’s various Rock formats, including KKDO/ALT 94.7. His career also includes im...[Read More]

Zach Dillon Joins KDWB As APD/MD/Afternoons

iHeartMedia CHR 101.3 KDWB Minneapolis has filled its APD/MD/Afternoon host opening with the incoming transfer of Zach Dillon. Dillon most recently programmed CHR “96.7 Kiss-FM” KHFI Austin for the company. He takes the place of Lucas Phelan, who declined to renew his contract in April. Dillon has also programmed KTBT Tulsa, KPLV Las Vegas, and KWTX Waco for iHeart. iHeartMedia names Zach Dillon as Assistant Program Director, Music Director and afternoon talent for KDWB-FM/Minneapolis, effective June 13. He’ll KDWB’s on-air content and music programming as well as host the station’s afternoon show from 1-6pm. Dillon most recently served as Program Director for CHR KHFI-FM (96.7 KISS FM)/Austin. He joined the iHM/Austin cluster from CHR KTBT-FM (92.1 The Beat)/...[Read More]

Rich Davis Returns To KDWB/KTCZ

iHeartMedia Seattle Senior VP/Programming Rich Davis is returning to Minneapolis as Program Director of Modern AC “Cities 97.1” KTCZ and CHR 101.3 KDWB. Davis will also serve as Director of Contemporary Hit Music Stations for the Western Great Lakes Region overseeing all the CHR’s in the region. He replaces JB Wilde who exited on Friday. Wilde had replaced Davis at KDWB/KTCZ in March 2015 after previously programming for the company in Atlanta, Greensboro, Hartford, Lexington, and Winchester VA. Wilde may remain with the company in a new capacity. During his brief 15 month tenure in Seattle, Davis oversaw the shakeup of four of iHeart’s five FM’s in the market in January. iHeartMedia Minneapolis has announced that Rich Davis will be returning to the Twin Citie...[Read More]

JB Wilde Named KDWB/KTCZ Program Director

iHeartMedia is transferring JB Wilde, Program Director of CHR’s “Kiss 95.7” WKSS Hartford and “KC 101” WKCI New Haven, CT to Minneapolis to program Hot AC “Cities 97” KTCZ and CHR 101.3 KDWB. Wilde heads to Minneapolis to take the opening created by Rich Davis’ move to Seattle as VP/Programming in December. Wilde will start in Minneapolis on April 20th. Before joining WKSS/WKCI in 2012, Wilde previously programmed for iHeart in Atlanta, Greensboro, Lexington, and Winchester VA. Additionally, former 95.1 WAPE Jacksonville Program Director ‘Kobe’ Fargo joins iHeartMedia’s “Hot 107.9” WWHT Syracuse as its new PD.