92.7 Palm Springs

People Moves 1/24: Alpha Makes Cuts In A Few Markets

Alpha Media has made some talent cuts at its Bakersfield CA and Biloxi MS clusters. In Bakersfield, Conservative Talk 1560 KNZR/97.7 KNZR-FM has parted ways with 12-3pm host Jaz McKay and 3-6pm host Inga Barks. McKay was in the news last week for racist comments he made on Facebook in regards to the number of Spanish language stations in Bakersfield. Sean Hannity has been added to fill the 12-3pm slot while the station’s website now lists Terry Maxwell in the 3-6pm slot. In Biloxi, afternoon host Riley Knight is out at Rock 97.9 WCPR while Valerie Kattz exits her early afternoon shift at CHR “107.1 The Monkey” WXYK and as afternoon traffic reporter at the cluster. Night host DJ 6’5″ exits Rhythmic CHR “U92.7” KKUU Indio/Palm Springs CA. Morning hos...[Read More]

Scott ‘Lugnut’ Dwyer Joins KFAT Anchorage As PD/Mornings

Scott ‘Lugnut’ Dwyer is exiting his PD/Afternoon Host position at Alpha Media Rhythmic CHR “U92.7” KKUU Palm Springs CA to join Ohana Media Group Rhythmic CHR 92.9 KFAT Anchorage AK as PD/Morning Co-host. The Anchorage native joined KKUU in 2013 from mornings at “Hot 107.9” WPFM Panama City FL. He has previously programmed 107.1 WGMY Tallahassee, “96.3 Jamz” WAJZ Albany NY, and 97.7 KWIN/98.3 KWNN Modesto CA. He will replace Brad Erickson as morning co-host at KFAT. Erickson will depart mornings on June 9th and take time off to focus on his own live events business. Mike Lajoie will remain in mornings with Dwyer. Ohana Media Group, LLC’s KFAT Anchorage announces the appointment of Scott “Lugnut” Dwyer as the new program director. Dwyer, curre...[Read More]