94.7 Austin

Entercom Promotes Programmers In Atlanta, Austin & Kansas City

Entercom is promoting from within to fill programming vacancies in three markets. With the closing of its acquisition of Lincoln Financial Media, Tony Lorino is heading from “99.7 The Point” KZPT Kansas City to take over the PD reigns at newly acquired “Star 94” WSTR Atlanta. Lincoln Financial Media VP/Programming John Dimick had been programming WSTR since the exit of Scott Lindy in March. With the demise of Lincoln Financial Media, Dimick is retiring from radio to purchase an auto repair business in Atlanta. Replacing Lorino in Kansas City is Leigh McNabb. She joins KZPT from Milwaukee where she has been APD/Midday host at CHR “103.7 Kiss-FM” WXSS. The Des Moines native also worked in Champaign and Rockford prior to joining WXSS sister 99.1 WMYX Milwau...[Read More]

Brad Booker Joins KAMX To Replace JB & Sandy

Entercom Hot AC “Mix 94.7” KAMX Austin has acted quickly to replace departing morning hosts JB & Sandy. Brad Booker, most recently at CBS Country 107.9 KMLE Phoenix, will join incumbent co-hosts Sara Osborn and Alex Franco for the “Booker, Alex and Sara” show. Entercom Austin today announced the Booker, Alex and Sara morning show starting January 6th on Mix 94.7. “I feel like I just hit the jackpot! To have this type of opportunity is truly a blessing. Entercom is an amazing company, Austin is one of the greatest cities in America, and Mix is an outstanding radio station,” said Booker. “I can’t wait to start with Sara and Alex, two amazing talents, and begin connecting with the people of Austin. Batter Up!!” Booker comes to Austin’s Mix 94.7 with over 17 years ...[Read More]

JB & Sandy On Hunt For New Austin Home

Update 12/5: Sandy McIlree is following JB Hager in departing KAMX. The remainder of their morning team, Sara Osburn who also hosts afternoons and Alex Franco who also hosts nights will remain with the station. Entercom has sent out the following release regarding their departure: Entercom Austin today announced effective immediately that JB and Sandy Mcllree would no longer host morning drive on Austin’s Mix 94.7 and that a new morning show host had been hired. Vice-President of Programming Cat Thomas said, “We are excited about the future of Mix in 2014, and we will be naming our new host shortly. We are pleased to announce we will be retaining Alex and Sara, and we will continue playing Austin’s best music mix.” Thomas added, “JB and Sandy have been part of Mix for 18 years, which is a ...[Read More]