CUMULUS Traditional Rock WGRF (97 ROCK)/BUFFALO,NY has appointed JOHN MATHEWS as APD and Noon host, becoming a member of WGRF from CUMULUS Traditional Rock WQHZ (Z102.3)/ERIE, PA the place he hosted afternoons, and can stay as APD.
CUMULUS BUFFALO VP/Market Supervisor JIM RILEY mentioned, “I’ve labored with JOHN MATHEWS for a few years in BALTIMORE and close by ERIE and know his work very nicely. He’s like an encyclopedia with regards to 97 ROCK’s music and the individuals who made it. JOHN has an unbelievable capacity to weave collectively music and interesting tales about artists. For the listener, it’s a celebration of the best music ever recorded and precisely what 97 ROCK listeners anticipate in the course of the workday. MATHEWS loves BUFFALO and actually appreciates the duty that he has to the BUFFALO radio viewers as he turns into part of 97 ROCK.”
WGRF PD JOE RUSSO mentioned, “JOHN’s programming background and intensive information of Traditional Rock made him the right selection to hold on the custom of outstanding storytelling and fervour for the music we have now at 97 ROCK. He has a deep reverence for music and although he’s a 30-year veteran of radio, he is available in day-after-day with a youthful exuberance like he’s enjoying these songs for the primary time.”
MATHEWS mentioned, “I’ve at all times believed that 97 ROCK is likely one of the best Traditional Rock stations on the earth and it’s a dream to be a part of their staff. 97 ROCK is a world-class radio station, and I’m honored to be part of their steady of legendary DJ’s. I’m shortly studying why they name BUFFALO ‘the Metropolis of Good Neighbors.’ I’ve been welcomed with open arms by 97 ROCK listeners, and I’m proud to now name BUFFALO dwelling.”