KNDD Names Corey O'Brien APD/Mornings, Pepper Smith AMD/Middays
February 22, 2013 at 11:06 AM (PT)
ENTERCOM Alternative KNDD (107.7 THE END)/SEATTLE hires COREY O'BRIEN for APD/mornings and PEPPER SMITH for AMD/middays effective MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25th. Meanwhile, morning host RED exits after three years with THE END. Longtime APD/MD/middayer HARMS exited last NOVEMBER after nearly 14 years at THE END.
O'BRIEN joins from APD/MD/nights at SIMMONS MEDIA Alternative KXRK (X96)/SALT LAKE CITY. He spent almost 15 years at X96.
PEPPER is returning home to SEATTLE for her second stint at THE END. She most recently was at WILKS BROADCASTING Hot AC KMXW (MIX 100.9)/RENO, NV as APD/MD/afternoons and previously worked at then-WILKS Alternative KRZQ.
KNDD PD MIKE KAPLAN told ALL ACCESS, "As the evolution of THE END continues, I'm looking forward to both COREY and PEPPER being part of our next steps. They both come with great amount of skill sets and will help us as we further evolve THE END brand."
O'BRIEN added, "I am overwhelmed and overly excited to join the SEATTLE music tradition. What a gift!"
"Working at THE END is a dream come true for me," said PEPPER. "I'm so excited to be a part of this team."