Dial Global Has New Lineups Across Multiple Music Formats
May 9, 2013 at 9:27 AM (PT)
DIAL GLOBAL has set new on-air lineups for its Hot Country, Hot AC, Mainstream Country, Adult Contemporary and Rock 2.0 music formats. The changes impact immediately and include:
Hot Country: RYAN FOX’ "Now with RYAN FOX" will air MONDAY-SATURDAY from 6-10a, ET, on more than 100 affiliates across the country. FOX lands at DIAL GLOBAL after a successful morning run at KKGO (GO COUNTRY 105)/LOS ANGELES and afternoons at KPLX/DALLAS. He replaces JEFF YOUNG, who moves to nights on the Mainstream Country 24/7 format.
Hot AC: Award-winning KANSAS CITY/DENVER personality BLAKE POWERS (KIMN, KTNI) will now be heard on over 100 affiliated radio stations in afternoon drive (3-7p, ET) on DIAL GLOBAL’s Hot AC Total and Hot AC Local. BLAKE will be followed by BERNIE MACK (7p-mid, ET), who comes to DIAL GLOBAL via KLUV/DALLAS.
Adult Contemporary: AC Total and AC Local formats, heard on more than 150 affiliates nationwide, now have a fresh-new line-up. CHUCK D kicks off morning drive (6-10a, ET), followed by CATHY TAYLOR (10a-3p, ET). MICHAEL GIFFORD moves from mornings to afternoons (3-7p, ET), while DEBBIE DIAZ takes on the night shift (7p-mid, ET).
Rock 2.0: After a five-year run as Imaging Director and night personality on KBPI/DENVER, EDDIE BARELLA moves to full-time midday (10a-3p ET) on Rock 2.0.
Pres./Programming KIRK STIRLAND said, "I am thrilled with these lineup changes as we continue to create the nation’s best format solutions for our affiliate stations."