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Kristy Knight Joins Magic 94.9 Tampa For Middays

Cox Media Group AC “Magic 94.9” WWRM Tampa has announced the addition of Kristy Knight for middays. Knight joins WWRM from iHeartMedia Hot AC “Mix 100.7” WMTX where she was most recently hosting nights. She has been part of the Clear Channel/iHeartMedia Tampa cluster since 1993, first on 95.7 WMTX through its relaunch as “Star 95.7” WSSR in 1998 and then moved to 100.7 WMTX after WSSR flipped to Urban in 2003. Cox Media Group (CMG) Tampa Radio has welcomed longtime Tampa on-air personality Kristy Knight as its new mid-day talent and Assistant Program Director for Magic 94-9 (WWRM – FM).  “We are so thrilled to have Kristy join our Magic team,” said John Larson, CMG Tampa Radio’s Director of Branding and Programming for WWRM and WXGL. “Her experience and ...[Read More]

Magic 94.9 Tampa Fills Morning Opening With Danielle McBroom

Cox Media Group AC “Magic 94.9” WWRM Tampa has appointed Danielle McBroom as its new mornings host. McBroom will take the reins of “Magic Mornings with Danielle” after 10 years at sister Alternative “97X” WSUN where she most recently hosted mornings. She fills the morning opening created when Chadd & Kristy Thomas departed for new Beasley sign-on “B98.7” WPBB at the end of 2016. Cox Media Group (CMG) Tampa Radio has named Magic Mornings with Danielle as its new, permanent morning show on Magic 94-9 (WWRM – FM). “We are so excited to have Danielle join our Magic team,” said John Larson, CMG Tampa Radio’s Director of Branding and Programming for WWRM, WXGL and WDUV. “Her experience, creativity, social media expertise and infectious attitud...[Read More]

Rick Thomas Joins Cox Media Group Tampa As Operations Manager

Cox Media Group has appointed Rick Thomas as Operations Manager of its six Tampa stations and Director of Branding and Programming for CHR “Hot 101.5” WPOI. Thomas exited his position as PD of CBS CHR “92.3 Amp Radio” WBMP New York last month following the expiration of his contract. He has also programmed CBS Smooth AC “94.7 The Wave” KTWV and Classic Hits “K-Earth 101.1” KRTH Los Angeles and Broadcast Company of Americas Rhythmic CHR “Z90” XHTZ and Rhythmic Oldies “Magic 92.5” XHRM Tijuana/San Diego. Thomas fills the PD opening at WPOI created by John E. Cage’s exit to join Bonneville Country 98.5 KYGO Denver las September. In addition to WPOI, Cox owns AC “Magic 94.9” WWRM, Alternative “97X&#...[Read More]

Chadd & Kristi Exit Magic 94.9 Tampa

Morning hosts Chadd and Kristi Thomas have exited Cox Media Group AC “Magic 94.9” WWRM Tampa. The married couple had been in that slot since January 2001. Chadd Thomas previously worked at 99.5 WQYK and 107.3 WCOF in Tampa, while Kristi used the name ‘Kristi Storm’ at “98 Rock” WXTB and “Thunder 103.5” WTBT. After lots of soul searching we decided to leave Magic 94.9. Much #love & #gratitude for ur support!! We'll keep u updated on what's next! pic.twitter.com/jJXx1XuWju — Chadd And Kristi (@ChaddAndKristi) December 29, 2016

Dan Mason Joins Cox Tampa As OM

Cox Media Group has hired CBS’ “103.3 Amp Radio” WODS Boston Program Director Dan Mason as Operations Manager of its Tampa cluster. Mason will also serve as Director of Branding and Programming for CHR “Hot 101.5” WPOI. Mason will oversee operations for AC “Magic 94.9” WWRM, Alternative “97X” 97.1 WSUN, “Hot 101.5“, Hot Talk “102.5 The Bone” WHPT, Soft AC “105.5 The Dove” WDUV, and Classic Hits “107.3 The Eagle” WXGL. Cox Media Group (CMG) Tampa has named Dan Mason as Operations Manager for WSUN-FM 97X, WPOI-FM HOT 101.5, and 102.5 The Bone WHPT-FM, effective Sept. 8. Mason will also serve as HOT 101.5 WPOI-FM’s Director of Branding and Programming. “Dan’s approach to programmi...[Read More]