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Corey Calhoun Joins WMZQ As Music Director/Night Host

Former 97.5 WAMZ Louisville APD/Morning Host Corey Calhoun will join iHeartMedia sister station 98.7 WMZQ Washington DC as Music Director and Night Host. Calhoun exited WAMZ in April. He has also programmed in Brunswick GA and Lexington KY and worked on-air in Ithaca NY during his career. He fills the opening that has been vacant since JT Bosch moved to WKKT Charlotte as APD/Afternoon Host in July 2017. iHeartMedia announced today that Corey Calhoun has been named the new night on-air personality and Music Director for 98.7 WMZQ, Today’s Best Country, effective Monday, June 4th, 2018. Calhoun will broadcast weeknights from 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. He will report to Jeff Kapugi, Regional Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia D.C. – Baltimore. Calhoun will keep his listeners entertained thro...[Read More]

Ty Bailey Joins WMZQ Washington As Assistant Program Director

Ty Bailey is returning to iHeartMedia as Assistant Program Director at Country 98.7 WMZQ Washington DC. Bailey most recent served as Program Director/Morning Host at “98 Rock” WXTB Tampa from 2012 until her exit in July. She previously served as midday host at Alternative “DC 101” WWDC Washington and APD of Alternative “Channel 104.3” WCHH Baltimore. During her previous tenure at iHeartMedia, Bailey was a prolific voice trackers for the company’s Alternative, Classic Rock, and Rock stations. iHeartMedia announced today that Ty Bailey has been named Assistant Program Director for 98.7 WMZQ in Washington, D.C., effective November 27, 2017. iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchise...[Read More]

Jeff Kapugi Returns To iHeartMedia As Washington-Baltimore SVP/Programming

Former CBS Country “US 99.5” WUSN Chicago Program Director Jeff Kapugi is returning to iHeartMedia as Senior Vice President of Programming for its Washington DC and Baltimore clusters and Program Director of Country 98.7 WMZQ Washington. Kapugi previously spent nearly two decades at then Clear Channel working up through the ranks at 93.3 WFLZ Tampa and then in St. Louis where he helped launch CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ and finally Washington/Baltimore where he served as OM and PD of CHR “Hot 99.5” WIHT. He left the company in 2008 to join Randy Michaels as Chief Operating Officer at Tribune Interactive before returning to radio in 2010 as PD of CBS Radio’s two St. Louis music stations and then in 2012 joining WUSN and becoming CBS’ Vice President of C...[Read More]

WMZQ Washington Adds Bobby Bones For Mornings

The syndicated Bobby Bones morning show adds another major market as Clear Channel Country 98.7 WMZQ Washington, DC will pick up the show starting Monday, March 10. WMZQ will slide current morning host Boxer into middays while co-host Aly Jacobs will host news and traffic reports during Bones’ show. Current WMZQ midday host Jenni Chase will move to sister AC 97.1 WASH-FM. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Washington, D.C. announced today new programming for 98.7 WMZQ, Today’s Country – Washington D.C. Award-winning Country morning program The Bobby Bones Show will join 98.7 WMZQ beginning Monday, March 10, 2014. WMZQ will broadcast The Bobby Bones Show weekday mornings from 6-10:00 a.m. ET. The morning show will feature on-air personalities Bobby Bones, Lunchbox and Amy, with spe...[Read More]