iHeartMedia Portland has appointed Michael La Crosse as Program Director for AC “K103” 103.3 KKCW and Classic Hits “106.7 The Eagle” KLTH Portland OR. La Crosse joins the stations from Los Angeles where he programmed AC 103.5 KOST until the start of this year. He has been serving as an advisor working on special projects since then. La Crosse has also served as PD of Rhythmic Oldies “Hot 92.3” KHHT Los Angeles, Operations Manager of iHeartMedia Spokane, PD of 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago, and Promotions Director, Music Director and Assistant Program Director of Smooth Jazz 95.5 WNUA Chicago in his career. He fills the opening created by Chris Shebel’s announcement that he would leave at the end of the year to relocate to Palm Springs. iHeartMedia has announ...[Read More]
Clear Channel Classic Hits “Oldies 106.7” KLTH Portland has revamped as “106.7 The Eagle“. The station retains its focus on music from the 1960s through 80s. No changes to the station’s current airstaff as well with Rick Bubba Taylor 6am-12pm, Scott Tom 12-6pm, and Jim E. Chonga 6pm-12am. KLTH has been on a ratings surge in recent months, going from a 5.5 share in April to 6.4 in May and 7.3 in June. It currently leads the Portland market. The move brings the third different name for the station since it flipped to Classic Hits in 2006. CBS launched KLTH as “K-Hits” before Clear Channel acquired it and rebranded it as “Oldies 106.7” in August 2009.