101.9 Salt Lake City

Cumulus Adds Woody Show In Kansas City, New Orleans & Salt Lake City

Following the addition of Premiere Networks’ The Woody Show at AAA 104.5 KFOG San Francisco/97.7 KFFG San Jose last month, Cumulus Media is adding the show at its Alternative stations in Kansas City, New Orleans and Salt Lake City. The Woody Show will debut on “Alt 92.3” WRKN Laplace/New Orleans, “Alt 101.9” KHTB Ogden/Salt Lake City, and “X105.1” KCJK Garden City/Kansas City on Monday, May 21. WRKN had been jockless in mornings, while The Woody Show replaces Fook and Lindsey at KHTB and Shawn Quinn at KCJK. In Salt Lake City, Todd ‘Fook’ Fooks exits while Lindsey Armstrong moves to middays. No word on the status of Quinn in Kansas City. Cumulus Media announces that it will bring the popular morning radio program The Woody Show to three...[Read More]

People Moves 3/9: LM Continues To Shake-Up Charleston Staff

The staff turnover continues at LM Communications’ Charleston SC cluster with the departure of Operations Manager Matthew Potter after thirteen years with the station. Potter, who also served as afternoon host at Active Rock “98 Rock” 98.1 WYBB told Charleston Scene that he was met by new station management in the parking lot yesterday and told of his dismissal. Potter’s exit follows Richard ‘Box’ Bachschmidt’s resignation from mornings at AAA “105.5 The Bridge” WCOO last week. In addition to moving from 97.9 WLUP to afternoons on Alternative 101.1 WKQX Chicago, Tim Virgin is also adding middays at “Alt 101.9” KHTB Ogden/Salt Lake City. iHeartMedia Country 94.7 WDSD Dover DE will add the syndicated Bobby Bones Show for mornings starting Monday, Mar...[Read More]

94.9 The Vibe Brings Classic Hip-Hop To Salt Lake City

After simulcasting on both frequencies for the Labor Day weekend, Cumulus has completed the move of Alternative “Alt 94.9” to 101.9 KENZ Ogden and debuted Classic Hip-Hop “94.9 The Vibe” on KHTB Provo. KHTB is running the Westwood One syndicated programming out of the gate including morning host Tony Zazza, middayer Miss Eklass and afternoon/evening host Zakk. Cumulus Media announces that today it moved its Alternative station in Salt Lake City, formerly known as Alt 94.9/KHTB, to 101.9 on the FM dial and will rebrand the station as Alt 101.9. In its place, Cumulus today launched the all-new Classic Hip Hop station, 94.9 The Vibe on KHTB. The station turned on the Classic Hip Hop format today at 5:00 p.m. Mountain. Concurrently, the two stations launched new website...[Read More]

Cumulus Restructures Salt Lake Programming Staff

Cumulus Media has hired Rick Vaughn as Program Director at Alternative “Alt 94.9” KHTB and Rock “K-Bear 101” KBER Salt Lake City. Vaughn, who previously programmed such stations as “103.5 Kiss-FM” WKSC Chicago, “Q102” WIOQ Philadelphia, and “Power 96.1” WWPQ and “Radio 105.7” WRDA Atlanta most recently was operating talent coaching consultancy AIM, READY, FIRE LLC. The addition of Vaughn leads to the exit of Sue Kelly as PD of KBER and KHTB. Additionally Dain Craig, PD of AC “B98.7” KBEE will replace Mike Parsons as PD of Variety Hits “Trax 101.9” in addition to his duties at KBEE.. Cumulus Media announces that Rick Vaughn will join Cumulus as Program Director of KBER (K-Bear) and KHTB (The ALT)...[Read More]

Trax Debuts In Salt Lake City

Update 6/20: “Classic Hits 101.9” KENZ is no-more as the station flipped to Variety Hits “Trax 101.9” at 3pm today. Utilizing a Jack-like presentation, the station’s name comes from the local commuter rail service in Salt Lake City. The station is promoting artists such as Adele, Pink, Rolling Stones, Duran Duran, The Police, and Nickelback. The first hour of Trax 101.9 consisted of: The Romantics – What I Like About You Modern English – I Melt With You Green Day – When I Come Around Simple Minds – Don’t You Forget About Me Pat Benatar – Heartbreaker Rick Springfield – Jessie’s Girl 3 Doors Down – Kryptonite Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’ OMD – If You Leave Fun – We Are Young B...[Read More]

KENZ Begins Salt Lake Shuffle As Classic Hits 101.9

Update 8/16: “101.9 The End” reached its endpoint for the second time today as Cumulus dropped its format following the station’s morning show. After a couple hours of stunting telling listeners to listen at 12pm “for your new favorite radio station”, KENZ relaunched as “Classic Hits 101.9“. The new format places the station in competition with Bonneville’s Classic Hits “103.5 The Arrow” and Clear Channel’s duo of “Oldies 94.1” KODJ and “Rock 106.5“. “Classic Hits 101.9” will pick up the syndicated Bob & Tom show from sister Classic Rock 101.1 KBER, while KBER afternoon hosts Mick & Allen will move their “Freak Show” back to mornings. Sue Kelley, Cumulus Salt Lake Cit...[Read More]