107.7 St. Louis

Kristie Graybill Joins Z107.7 St. Louis As Morning Co-Host

iHeartMedia CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ St. Louis has announced the addition of Kristie Graybill as morning show co-host. Graybill will join Jordan DeSocio on the “Jordan and Kristie in the Morning” show. She joins KSLZ from sister “Kiss 107” WKFS Cincinnati where she hosted afternoons. Z107.7, St. Louis’ #1 Hit Music Station, announced today that Kristie Graybill has been named Morning Show Co-Host for Jordan and Kristie in the Morning from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. effective August 27. Graybill will be joining co-host Jordan DeSocio to deliver the latest pop music and pop culture news to St. Louis, every weekday morning. “Kristie is a strong, well-known radio personality within the iHeartMedia family,” said Z107.7 Program Director, Matt Johnson. “We auditioned several t...[Read More]

Matt Johnson Joins Z107.7 St. Louis As Program Director

Former “Mix 105.1” KUDD Salt Lake City OM/PD Matt Johnson is joining iHeartMedia CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ St. Louis as Program Director. Johnson has also programmed “94.5 Kiss-FM” WDKF Dayton and “B103.9” WXKB Fort Myers in his career. His appointment follows the promotion of Jules Riley to SVP/Programming of the iHeartMedia St. Louis cluster last week. Johnson fills the opening created by AJ’s move to Charlotte earlier this year. iHeartMedia announced today that Matt Johnson has been named Program Director for Z107.7, KSLZ-FM effective immediately. iHeartMedia St.Louis has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands KLOU-FM, KSD-FM, KSLZ-FM, KATZ-FM, KLLT-FM, KATZ –HD, KATZ-AM, and franchises — both broadcast and d...[Read More]

AJ Heads To Channel 96.1/102.9 The Lake Charlotte As Program Director

iHeartMedia Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for St. Louis Region AJ is transferring to Charlotte NC to program CHR “Channel 96.1” WHQC and Variety Hits “102.9 The Lake” WLKO. AJ joined iHeartMedia in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Programming overseeing the company’s Norfolk and Richmond VA stations and programming CHR “Q94” WRVQ and AC “Mix 98.1” WTVR-FM Richmond He then transferred to St. Louis in July 2016 where he oversaw all programming for St. Louis and programmed CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ and Gospel “Hallelujah 1600” KATZ. He has also programmed CHRs 97.1 WBHT Wilkes-Barre, “Kiss 106.7” WKGS Rochester, and “Hot 107.9” WWHT Syracuse during his career. AJ replaces Boomer who h...[Read More]

Z107.7 St. Louis Goes Local In Mornings With Jordan

iHeartMedia CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ St. Louis has announced it will debut “St. Louis’ Most Hit Music in the Morning with Jordan” on Monday, December 11. John ‘Jordan’ DeSocio, who has served as APD/MD/Afternoon Host at KSLZ and cluster Digital Program Director since December 2013, will fill the hole created by the station dropping the Elvis Duran Show earlier this year. Jordan previously hosted mornings for iHeart’s “Kiss 107.1” WKFS Cincinnati as well as serving as PD of that station and “XL 106.7” WXXL Orlando for iHeartMedia during his career. Z107.7, St. Louis’ #1 Hit Music Station, announced today the debut of “St. Louis’ Most Hit Music in the Morning with Jordan,” effective Monday, December 11. “St. Louis’ Most Hit Music in the Morning ...[Read More]

iHeartMedia St. Louis Names AJ SVP/Programming

The man known simply as AJ is transferring to St. Louis as Senior VP Programming for iHeartMedia. AJ has been with iHeart since 2012 most recently as SVP Programming of the company’s Norfolk and Richmond VA clusters and PD of CHR “Q94” 94.5 WRVQ and AC “Mix 98.1” WTVR-FM Richmond.. He also has programmed CHR’s “Hot 107.9” WWHT Syracuse and “Kiss 106.7” WKGS Rochester NY. His career also included thirteen years at Cumulus’ 97.1 WBHT Wilkes-Barre PA where he hosted nights, mornings, and afternoons at various times and six years as Program Director. In St. Louis, AJ will oversee Country “93.7 The Bull” KSD, Classic Hip-Hop “100.3 The Beat” KMJM, Classic Hits 103.3 KLOU, Rhythmic CHR “Wild 104.9R...[Read More]

iHeart Launches Pride Radio St. Louis

iHeartMedia has brought a locally tinged version its “Pride Radio” LGBT targeted Dance station to St. Louis. “Pride Radio St. Louis” will air on 107.7 KSLZ-HD2 and online in partnership with Pride STL. The station will include the national Pride Radio airstaff along with local content. It joins the company’s local Pride Radio affiliates on translators in Austin and Minneapolis and on HD in Orlando. iHeartMedia St. Louis today announced Pride Radio St. Louis, the pulse of LGBT St. Louis. Pride Radio St. Louis is iHeartMedia’s fourth radio station in the country with programming devoted to local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) listeners and allies. The new station will kick off commercial free on June 22 at 2pm CT.   Pride Radio St. Louis, a broadc...[Read More]

Elvis Duran Adds Ten Affiliates From Bobby Bones

Update 2/13: “Z107.7” KSLZ St. Louis will be the tenth of Bobby Bones’ former affiliates to pickup Elvis Duran as his replacement. Duran will debut on Monday, February 18 with a week of best-of episodes. “103.7 Kiss-FM” WKXJ Chattanooga will announce its new morning show on Monday, February 18 to debut on the 25th. Update 2/11: “96.7 Kiss-FM” Austin and 97.5 KWTX Waco have also announced the addition of Elvis Duran. Original Report 2/10: With the Bobby Bones Show making its move to Country next week, his former affiliates have begun revealing their replacement programs. Elvis Duran will acquire seven new stations beginning on Monday as 94.1 WZBQ Tuscaloosa, “Hot 96.7” KHTO Hot Springs AR, “107.3 Hit Music Now” WRGV Pensacola...[Read More]

Bobby Bones Moves From CHR To Country

Clear Channel’s syndicated Bobby Bones Show, based at “96.7 Kiss-FM” KHFI Austin, will transition from serving CHR to Country stations. The show is currently heard on 18 stations primarily in the central and southern parts of the country. The biggest of which is “Z107.7” KSLZ St. Louis. Bones will do his final show for CHR stations on Friday, February 8. In Austin, the show will move to Clear Channel’s 100.7 “KASE 101” while the program itself will become based at “The Big 98” WSIX Nashville. To make room for Bones at KASE, their current morning show Bama, Rob, and Heather will move to 98.1 KVET. The current KVET morning team will be split up with Chris Mosser moving to afternoons and Anne Hudson heading to middays at KASE. Other ...[Read More]

What’s Brewing In St. Louis?

Update 5/23 1:05pm: Clear Channel flipped “Gen X 100.3” WSGX to Classic Rock “100.3 The Brew” at 12pm local time. The station is launching with 6000 songs in a row and adds the syndicated Bob & Tom for mornings. First song is Twisted Sister “I Wanna Rock” followed by The Scorpions “No One Like You” and Van Halen “Jump”. Listen to the debut of “100.3 The Brew“ at FormatChange.com. Update 5/23 11:10am: Clear Channel gets retaliatory with the registrations of BrewStLouis.com, BrewSaintLouis.com, KissStLouis.com, and KissSaintLouis.com. All four domains redirect to “Gen X 100.3” WSGX with BrewStLouis.com as the now primary domain for the station. We’ll be watching these stations closely this week. Or...[Read More]