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95.5 KWNR Names New Program Director and Morning Show Host
Published on Fri, Oct 5, 2012 (8:51 a.m.)Las Vegas, Nev. – October 5, 2012 – 95.5 KWNR, Vegas Country, announced today that JoJo Turnbeaugh has been named Program Director and Morning Show Host, effective October 15, 2012. He will co-host alongside Tracy Taylor weekday mornings on 95.5 KWNR from 5-9:00 a.m. beginning, October 22, 2012. JoJo will also oversee programming for the country music station.
JoJo will join Clear Channel Las Vegas from ESPN in Denver, where he served as Assistant Program Director and On-Air Host. He has more than 30 years of experience in the radio industry, hosting mornings at KYGO in Denver, afternoons at KALC in Denver and evenings at WLS-FM in Chicago, as well as serving as Program Director at KCCY in Colorado Springs, Colorado. JoJo has been honored numerous times throughout his career – he was the 2008 Marconi Award Winner for Large Market Personality of the Year and a 2008 Country Music Association (CMA) Nominee for Large Market Personality of the Year.
“JoJo’s strengths as an on-air personality as well as his programming skills and leadership make him the perfect choice for this position,” said Chris Pickett, Regional Programming Manger, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. “We are thrilled to have JoJo returning to the company for this important role for us in Las Vegas. His talent and desire to work hard for our listeners and clients is unmatched.”
“Returning to Clear Channel feels like a homecoming for me,” said JoJo. “I am very excited to start my next chapter with KWNR and begin working with Chris Pickett, Doug Montgomery, Carl Anderson and the great staff at Clear Channel Las Vegas.”
Fans can listen to KWNR on the station’s website, www.kwnr.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel’s best-in-class customizable digital listening service, that deliver everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Las Vegas:
Clear Channel Las Vegas owns and operates KPLV-FM; KSNE-FM; KWNR-FM and is part of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. With 239 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at clearchannel.com, clearchanneloutdoor.com and ccmediaholdings.com.
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