96.1 San Antonio

KXXM Rebrands As 96.1 Now

iHeartMedia has relaunch CHR “Mix 96.1” KXXM San Antonio has “96.1 Now“. The move comes amidst a recent shakeup in the market following iHeartMedia and Univision launching new Spanish CHRs in the market and increased competition from Alpha Media’s “Energy 94.1” KTFM. The station is running commercial-free through the holiday weekend. No changes were made to the on-air lineup which includes The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show, Michelle Fay in middays, Program Director Russell Rush in afternoons, and EJ at night. iHeartMedia San Antonio announced today the debut of 96.1 NOW, San Antonio’s No. 1 Hit Music Station. The station will kick off today at 5 p.m. with a full weekend of commercial-free music, featuring around-the-clock music as well as a contest fo...[Read More]

Russell Rush Promoted To KXXM Program Director

iHeartMedia has promoted Russell Rush to Program Director of CHR “Mix 96.1” KXXM San Antonio. Rush has been with KXXM since 2005 and added APD and Afternoon Host duties the following year. He takes over the day-to-day programming job that had been vacant since Chase Murphy departed last year. iHeartMedia announced today that Russell Rush has been promoted to Program Director for Mix 96.1, San Antonio’s #1 Hit Music Station, effective immediately. He will continue to serve as weekday afternoon on-air personality for the station. Mix 96.1 has a strong cross-platform presence and broadcasts several popular personalities including the Kidd Kraddick Morning Show, Emily and EJ. iHeartMedia has massive consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live...[Read More]