Pals of KEXP’s Triple A KEXP/SEATTLE have introduced shifts of their radio programming, additions of three weekly specialty reveals and workers adjustments.
The station is looking for inaugural hosts for 3 new packages specializing in trendy INDIGENOUS music, music from ASIA, the PACIFIC and the ASIAN diaspora and a cross-genre of psych music, in addition to hiring for rotating co-hosts for ‘Wo Pop’ and ‘Jazz Theater.’
Different adjustments embody:
EVA WALKER, present selection combine and ‘Audioasis’ host takes over ‘Early’ changing GABRIEL TEDROS who departed the station.
Three present packages ‘Swingin’ Doorways,’ ‘Friday Night time,’ and ‘Preachin’ the Blues’ are being retired. ‘Friday’ host MICHELE MYERS and ‘Preachin’ the Blues’ host JOHNNY HORN will stay on the station in different capacities.
Station MD and ‘Swingin’ Doorways’ host DON YATES introduced his retirement earlier this 12 months. The announcement of his alternative is forthcoming.
KENNADY QUILLE will change into the brand new everlasting host of ‘Audioasis.’
VITAMIN D will transfer to a range combine slot.
STAS THEE BOSS turns to the ‘Road Sounds’ co-host rotation, becoming a member of DJ YADDY
LARRY ROSE will likely be retiring from weekly on-air duties after 29 years however will stay as a fill-in host.
Chief Programming Officer CHRIS KELLOGG shares, “Whereas we’re lucky to have such a powerful mission guiding us, choices like this one aren’t made in a single day. The method main as much as this determination concerned years of labor, and fixed dialog about what we’re doing and what we’re not doing. We’ve got common discussions inside the group, with volunteers, with companions, and with our viewers about how properly we’re adhering to our programming ideas and the place we’re falling brief, who’s being featured and who’s lacking. Whereas we’re unhappy to need to make the robust option to retire some fantastic reveals, we’re extremely excited in regards to the coming adjustments to the radio lineup and the affect our new hosts and reveals may have on KEXP and our listeners.”
The brand new KEXP radio lineup will start airing on SEPTEMBER thirteenth. Go here for all the main points.