Just months after moving from “XL 102.1” WRXL Richmond to iHeartMedia’s “106.5 The End” WEND Charlotte as APD/MD/Midday host, Tamo Sein is making another big market jump as she joins “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles as midday host. Sein takes the midday slot currently held by Marty Whitney. No word yet on his status with the station or the company where he also host nights at “Rock 105.3” KIOZ San Diego. iHeartMedia Los Angeles announced today that Tamo Sein will host Middays for ALT 98.7, LA’s New Alternative station. Beginning July 16, Sein will broadcast weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT, following LA’s infamous on air morning crew — The Woody Show. “We believe the ALT 98.7 audience will immediately take to Tamo’s relatable and dow...[Read More]
Just two months after joining iHeartMedia as VP/Programming for Alternative “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles and Alternative Rock Brand Manager, Lisa Worden is adding the day-to-day Program Director duties at KYSR. Worden joined iHeart in November 2017 after serving two stints with 106.7 KROQ as Music Director and Assistant Program Director from 1995 through 2017. In between she spent 2003-2005 as Program Director at Alternative 99.1 WHFS Annapolis MD. She takes the Program Director reins at KYSR from Mike Kaplan. No word yet on his next move. iHeartMedia announced today that renowned radio veteran, and recently appointed Vice President of Programming for Alt 98.7 LA’s New Alternative in Los Angeles, will expand her role and now oversee all programming for ALT 98.7 as Program Direct...[Read More]
After over two decades at CBS Radio’s 106.7 KROQ Los Angeles, Lisa Worden is jumping to iHeartMedia where she will serve as Vice President of Programming for Alternative “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles and Alternative Rock Brand Manager for the company’s National Programming Group. Worden joined KROQ as Music Director in 1995 and outside of two years programming sister 99.1 WHFS Annapolis MD from 2003-2005 has been there ever since currently serving as Assistant Program Director. In her new position she will lead the “Alternative Rock Brand Management Team connecting key advertisers with the company’s Alternative Rock music audience and provides strategic guidance to more than 25 Alternative Rock music station brands”. Mike Kaplan remains in place as KYSR Pr...[Read More]
iHeartMedia has announced they have signed Woody Fife to a five year contract extension and will expand “The Woody Show” into syndication. The Woody Show joined iHeartMedia’s “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles in April 2014 and was syndicated to “Alt 104.9” KLLT Columbia IL/St. Louis last October. Under the new agreement, iHeartMedia will make the program available nationally via Premiere Networks. iHeartMedia, the leading media company in America with a greater reach in the U.S. than any other radio or television outlet, today announced an exclusive long-term agreement with its noted Los Angeles morning personality Woody Fife to renew and expand his relationship with the company. Under the new five-year agreement, Woody will continue his current role as ...[Read More]
Clear Channel Alternative “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles will bring on The Woody Show for mornings beginning on April 21. The four members of the show will reunite at KYSR for the first time since 2009 when they hosted mornings at “Live 105” KITS San Francisco. Woody and Renay Ravey currently are part of the ‘Woody & Rizzuto’ morning show at “105.7 The Point” KPNT St. Louis. Greg Gory currently co-hosts mornings at AAA 104.5 KFOG San Francisco and Menace most recently hosted nights at KITS. Current KYSR morning host Kennedy will remain in place until the Woody Show debuts.
Clear Channel Alternative “98.7 FM” KYSR Los Angeles has a new name. After six years of just identifying by its frequency, the station has rebranded as “Alt 98.7“. In the July PPM’s, KYSR ranked 17th in the market with a 2.6 share placing it behind CBS competitor 106.7 KROQ’s 3.6. 98.7 did outcume 106.7 by a slim margin; 2,308,400 to 2,296,100.