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Posts Tagged ‘Clear Channel Radio’

KFI Adding Two Weekend Minority Hosts

After much uproar by the Black Media Alliance for the lack of minority hosts on KFI AM 640, the talk radio station announced two new weekend programs featuring two minority hosts from sister Clear Channel station KTLK.

Producer and radio host Morris O’Kelly will host a new show on Saturdays from 6-8:00 p.m. while David Cruz will be on the airwaves Sunday from 6-8:00 p.m. Both shows will begin this weekend.

According to KFI, the new shows will “discuss, dissect and investigate the important, often controversial issues of the day through the eyes of an eclectic collection of Southern California residents, urbanites and suburbanites, young and old, across race, gender and the political spectrum.”

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Clear Channel Radio Promotes John Ivey to Senior VP

Clear Channel Radio named John Ivey senior vice president of programming, the media company announced Monday.

Ivey was previously vice president of programming for Los Angeles. In his new role, the KIIS-FM and KHHT-FM program director will also assist with contemporary hit radio programming and talent development.

“The past two decades at Clear Channel have been a privilege and a pleasure for me. I thank all of my incredibly dedicated colleagues for making those years so rewarding,” Ivey said in a statement. “From our industry-leading programmers and talent to our unmatched relationships with the hottest recording artists – as evident by our history-making music festival in Las Vegas – to everything in between, this truly is a thrilling time to be at Clear Channel and I look forward to what’s to come.”

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