K-TWIN Welcomes New Afternoon Show, Nights Host
February 26, 2013 at 10:20 AM (PT)
NORTHERN LIGHTS Hot AC KTWN/MINNEAPOLIS announces their new on-air line-up as MARK RIDER, LINDSAY GUENTZEL and RON COOMER take over afternoons, and JASON NAGEL and ROD SIMONS team up for nights.
MARK RIDER's career includes stops in major markets such as DENVER, KANSAS CITY and PHILADELPHIA. In 2012, he was named ACM "Major-Market Air Perosonality Of The Year."
RIDER commented, "A morning style show in the afternoon on a brand new station, for a local company who believes in having 'major league' caliber players on their team. That company is NORTHERN LIGHTS BROADCASTING and the POHLAD family, who I can't thank enough for this opportunity."
RON COOMER is a former Major League Baseball player for the MINNESOTA TWINS and analyst for FOX SPORTS NORTH. He will help to analyze the local team's on field strategy and performance for listeners.
LINDSAY GUENTZEL has acted as a sideline reporter for FOX SPORTS PREP ZONE at FOX SPORTS NORTH/MINNEAPOLIS and is the current In-Arena host for the MINNESOTA SWARM.
NORTHERN LIGHTS BROADCASTING Dir./Operations And Programming MICHAEL STEELE commented, "It's thrilling to have the entire team now in place. We're so fortunate to have assembled such diverse talent. K-TWIN is a unique station, and we have found the perfect personalities to represent our vision. We couldn't be more excited about entertaining the TWIN CITIES. PLAY BALL!"