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]
iHeartMedia CHR “96.7 Kiss-FM” KHFI Austin will debut a new morning show on Monday, February 29. “The Billy The Kidd Morning Show” will feature “106.1 Kiss-FM” KHKS Dallas afternoon host Billy The Kidd and Country 100.7 KASE Austin midday host Anne Hudson. They replace the syndicated Elvis Duran show that was dropped at the end of 2015. Both will retain their current positions in addition to the morning show. Prior to joining KHKS for his second stint, Billy previously worked for iHeart doing nights at “Z100” New York and has also worked at WDRQ Detroit and KRBV Dallas. He also voicetracks for many other iHeartMedia CHRs across the country. Hudson has been in the Austin market for 15 years and previously worked in Bowling Green KY. iHeartMedi...[Read More]
As part of a section highlighting Dallas/Fort Worth radio, D Magazine’s January issue features a look at the last days of Kidd Kraddick’s life along with the secret he took with him. Among the other tidbits featured in the article are how Kraddick was an early adopter of building a radio community online, the person who he was developing a succession plan to replace him, his last conversation with his daughter, and the state of his estate. One of the truly must-read features about the radio industry. Also featured in the magazine are their ranking of the top 20 shows in Dallas radio, guide to the AM dial, 24 hours at 89.3 KNON, and a 20th anniversary look at the history of Sports “1310 The Ticket” KTCK.