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Posts Tagged ‘Chuck Tyler’

Frank Sontag Officially Takes Over at KKLA-FM

The 2012 circumstances under which Frank Sontag (pictured) took over for Frank Pastore at KKLA 99.5 FM last fall were difficult. The regular afternoon show host was was critically injured in a freeway motorcycle accident and later passed away.

But such is, sometimes, life. This week, Salem Communications made the transition official, announcing Sontag as the permanent afternoon host for the 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekday slot on the broadcast outlet known as  ”The Intersection of Faith and Reason:”

“We are excited about having Frank Sontag join our line-up in the critical afternoon drive position,” says KKLA program director Chuck Tyler. “Frank is a true veteran of Los Angeles radio having worked at [former ABC Station] KLOS-FM for 27 years.”

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KRLA-AM Beefs Up Morning Drive Team

On his podcast, LA radio vet Brian Whitman recently tipped today’s big news – he and Ben Shapiro have officially joined Heidi Harris weekday mornings on Salem Communications Corp. stations KRLA-AM 870 and KTIE-AM 590 in San Bernardino:

“I’d like to continue to do podcasting with Todd Perry and John Norten,” Whitman explained during episode #47. Then switching to his Tom Leykis impersonation, he added, “You can email me or let me know on Twitter and Facebook… I’ve got to figure this out.”

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