Mat Mitchell Named PD Of KZZP And KYOT
Mitchell To Also Host Middays On KZZP
May 22, 2013 at 8:03 AM (PT)
CCM+E/PHOENIX has tapped MAT MITCHELL as PD for Top 40 KZZP and Rhythmic AC KYOT, effective JUNE 6th. In addition, MITCHELL will also host middays on KZZP. MITCHELL has spent the past six years as APD/afternooner at CUMULUS MEDIA PARTNERS Top 40 KRBE/HOUSTON.
"KZZP is a heritage brand with a top-rated morning show in JOHNJAY and RICH. Hiring MAT gives us someone who understands how these two key pieces work together," said PHOENIX VP/Programming STEVE GEOFFERIES. "The sky's the limit from here. He has a passion for great radio and adds another key piece to our PHOENIX team."
"MAT's experience working with an established brand like KRBE will bring new ideas and battle tested strategies to KZZP. We're excited to bring his talent to CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMEN/PHOENIX," said SVP/Programming BRAD HARDIN.
"I want to thank LESLIE WHITTLE and the amazing family at KRBE for an incredible six years! My time in HOUSTON will always remain special to me," said MITCHELL. "I am so excited to lead the powerful brands in 104.7 KISS FM and EVA 95.5. My thanks to the CLEAR CHANNEL programming team and I can't wait to get started in PHOENIX!"