Cumulus Classic Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN San Mateo/San Francisco has announced that midday host Steven Seaweed will retire from broadcasting on June 30. Ending a 44 year career, Seaweed will end his run with a “Bone-Voyage Cruise” for winning listeners, guests and station staffers. Seaweed has been with the current incarnation of KSAN since its launch in 1997. His radio career started at 101.7 KLRB Carmel in 1972, where he stayed until joining the original incarnation of KSAN on 94.9 San Francisco from 1978 through its 1980 flip to Country. He then spent time at 94.5 KFAT and KWSS Gilroy, “97.3 The Rocker” KRQR and “Alice 97.3” KLLC before joining The Bone. Cumulus Media announces that Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame DJ and The Bone 107.7/KSAN-FM midday pe...[Read More]
Cumulus Media Classic Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN San Francisco has promoted Dominic ‘Zakk’ Zaccagnini to Program Director. Zakk joined KSAN in July 2015 as APD/MD/Afternoon Host from sister 97.9 WLUP Chicago. He also has worked in Atlanta, San Jose, Louisville, Memphis, and Greenville SC as well as hosting the “Zakk & Jack” morning show on Fox Sports Radio from 2010-2012. Zaccagnini is KSAN’s third PD this year as he succeeds Bryan Schock. Schock joined KSAN and sister AAA 104.5 KFOG in March. Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted Dominic “Zakk” Zaccagnini to Program Director of Classic Rock radio station 107.7 The Bone/KSAN-FM. He was previously Assistant Program Director/Music Director for 107.7 The Bone, a position he held since July...[Read More]
Following the exit of Jim Richards last month, Cumulus Media has hired Brian Schock as OM/PD of AAA 104.5 KFOG/97.7 KFFG and Classic Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN San Francisco. With the move, KFOG is running jockless and running sweepers promoting an Evolution of the station on Wednesday, April 20. The entire airstaff has been let go including morning hosts Mike ‘No Name’ Nelson, Irish Greg McQuade and Renee Richardson, middayer Annalisa, afternoon host Bill Webster, and night host Dred Scott. The changes come as sister News/Talk 810 KGO dismissed its entire News department and is stunting in preparation of a relaunch on April 5. Schock most recently served as interim PD/MD of AAA 102.1 KPRI San Diego until leaving in 2014 to relocate to Austin. He has also programmed...[Read More]
In addition to the end of the lease of 92.3 KSJO San Jose, Cumulus San Francisco’s cluster sees the exit of Jim Richards as OM/PD of AAA 104.5 KFOG/97.7 KFFG and Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN. Richards moved to those stations from Cumulus’ Chicago stations in April 2014. With his exit rumors are being heard about a possible flip at KFOG? Would Cumulus move Nash to 104.5 or perhaps launch an FM simulcast for Sports 680 KNBR?
Cumulus Media is moving Rock “97.9 The Loop” WLUP and Alternative 101 WKQX Chicago Operations Manager Jim Richards to San Francisco to become Operations Manager/Program Director of AAA 104.5 KFOG/97.7 KFFG and Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN. Richards joined Cumulus when the company began leasing the two former Merlin Media stations at the beginning of this year. No word on the status of Bill Pugh who had been filling those positions for Cumulus. Cumulus Media announces that it has named programming veteran Jim Richards as Operations Manager/Program Director of radio stations KFOG and KSAN The Bone. Richards comes to his new post from Chicago, where he served Cumulus as Operations Manager of WLUP the Loop and Alternative WKQX. Richards started his radio career in suburba...[Read More]
Derek Madden, PD/Afternoon Host of Cumulus Classic Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN San Francisco is heading down the coast to program sister 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles. Madden replaces APD/Interim PD Bill Huning who exited KLOS yesterday. KLOS had been without a permanent PD since the departure of Jack Silver in June 2012. Prior to joining KSAN, Madden programmed now defunct Clear Channel Alternative 92.3 KSJO San Jose. Madden’s programming duties at KSAN will be inherited by Bill Pugh, who joined Cumulus in May as OM of KSAN and OM/PD of sister AAA 104.5 KFOG. Tim Jeffries, who had been co-hosting mornings on KFOG will move to afternoons on KSAN. Former KFOG morning host Bill Webster, who had been hosting nights on Entercom Classic Rock “KFOX” 102.1 KUZX/98.5 KUFX will...[Read More]
On the heels of the hiring of Bill Pugh as OM of AAA 104.5 KFOG/97.7 KFFG and Classic Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN and PD of KFOG, Cumulus Media has continued the restructuring of its San Francisco market management staff with two additional appointments today. Steven Sklenar joins the company as Market Manager overseeing the aforementioned KFOG/KFFG, KSAN, as well as Conservative Talk 560 KSFO, News/Talk 810 KGO, and Sports duo 680 KNBR and 1050 KTCT. Additionally, Kevin Crespo joins Cumulus in the role of National/Regional Sales Manager for the cluster. Cumulus SVP Gary Pizzati had been serving as interim Market Manager. The duo both join Cumulus from Lincoln Financial Media’s San Diego cluster where Sklenar served as Assistant VP/Director of Sales and Crespo was General ...[Read More]