92.3 Orlando

Steve Stewart & Will Calder Join Cox Media Group Orlando

Cox Media Group has appointed Steve Stewart of Director of Programming Operations for its Orlando FL music stations and Will Calder as Director of Branding and Programming for CHR “Power 95.3” WPYO. Stewart will oversee Country “K92.3” WWKA, Urban AC “Star 94.5” WCFB, WPYO, Classic Rock 98.9 WMMO, and Spanish AC “107.3 Solo Exitos” W297BB/WCFB-HD2. He will also handle day-to-day programming duties for WWKA. Stewart most recently programmed iHeartMedia Country “Big 95.5” WEBG Chicago until his exit in April. He has also programmed Country “93.7 The Bull” KSD and Classic Hits 103.3 KLOU St. Louis and as PD/Morning Host at Citadel Media’s “Thunder 94.5” WTNR Grand Rapids and stations in Myrtle Beach and ...[Read More]

Drew Bland Named KKWF Seattle Program Director

Entercom Country “100.7 The Wolf” KKWF Seattle has appointed Drew Bland as its new Program Director. Bland joins KKWF from Cox Media Group’s “K92.3” WWKA Orlando where he has programmed the station since June 2014. He also spent a decade at CBS Country 107.9 KMLE Phoenix in multiple roles including night host, morning show producer, midday host, Music Director, and Assistant Program Director, and Interim Program Director. Bland replaces Mike Preston who departed earlier this year and will start on April 12, 2017. Entercom Seattle welcomes Drew Bland as program director for 100.7 FM The Wolf, Seattle’s hot country station. “After a nationwide search, it was very clear that Drew was the right person for the job. The Wolf is one of America’s great country station...[Read More]

K92.3/Power 95.3 Orlando Make Morning Show Changes

Cox Media Group is shuffling the on-air lineup at Country “K92.3” WWKA and Rhythmic CHR “Power 95.3” WPYO Orlando as Obie Diaz slides from mornings at WPYO to WWKA. Diaz makes the rare move from “Orlando’s Only Hip-Hop Morning Show” to Country after sixteen years in mornings at WPYO. He will join Ashley Stegbauer at WWKA starting Monday, October 10. To coincide with that move, current morning host AJ Maguire will slide to afternoons. The afternoon slot has been vacant since JR Jaus departed for mornings at sister “Y100” KCYY San Antonio in March. At WPYO, Marc ‘DJ Nailz’ Dixon rejoins the station to join incumbants Lil Shawn and Estee in mornings. Dixon started his career at WPYO as an intern and eventually moved up to hosti...[Read More]

Cox Orlando Names Co-Operations Managers

Cox Media Group Orlando has promoted a pair of programmers to Co-Operations Manager for the cluster. Stevie Demann, who currently serves as OM/Director of Branding & Programming for Country “K92.3” WWKA, Urban “Power 95.3” WPYO, and Spanish CHR “107.3 Solo Exitos” W297BB adds those duties for Urban AC “Star 94.5” WCFB. Drew Anderssen, Program Director for News/Talk 96.5 WDBO-FM and Sports “ESPN Orlando” 580 WDBO as well as format coordinator for the company’s News/Talk stations nationwide adds OM duties for those two stations and Classic Rock 98.9 WMMO. Stevie DeMann, Operations Manager and Director of Branding & Programming for Power 95.3 FM, K92.3 FM, 107.3 FM Solo Exitos, now adds the market’s urban leader...[Read More]

J.R. Jaus Named Morning Host At Y100 San Antonio

Cox Media Group Country “Y100” KCYY San Antonio brings in J.R. Jaus as its new morning host. Jaus joins KCYY from sister “K92.3” WWKA Orlando, where he has hosted afternoon since December 2014. He takes the spot vacated by Jeff Miles following his move to Greater Media’s 102.5 WKLB Boston last month. Prior to joining WWKA Jaus hosted nights at CBS CHR “Energy 103.7” KNGY San Diego. Cox Media Group (CMG) San Antonio has named J.R. Jaus as the New Morning Show co-host on Y100 alongside Beth Chandler. Jaus previously was with CMG’s WWKA K92.3 in Orlando. “JR’s coming to TEXAS, and we welcome him to the CMG San Antonio team,” said Jeff Garrison Operations Manager for CMG San Antonio. “He is both entertaining and engaging with the audience, and we look ...[Read More]