KMLE Hires Chris Matthews For APD/MD/Middays
June 24, 2014 at 12:03 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO Country KMLE/PHOENIX has hired CHRIS MATTHEWS as APD/MD/Middays, effective MONDAY, JULY 7th.
CHRIS was most recently with CUMULUS/TUSCON, where he served as Dir./Promotions and on air fill in (NET NEWS 3/17). Prior to that, MATTHEWS worked WEST COAST Promotions for FLYING ISLAND, and APD/MD/Middays at PEAK BROADCASTING Country KAWO/BOISE,ID (as "DAN" MATTHEWS).
MATTHEWS succeeds DREW BLAND who left the station earlier this month (NET NEWS 6/5). He will report to PD TIM RICHARDS.
"CHRIS is the perfect fit for this opportunity at KMLE," said RICHARDS. "He is a great on-air talent with wide spectrum of experience and knowledge. We are excited for CHRIS to join our CBS RADIO family here in PHOENIX."
"How often can one say they are getting a shot at their dream job?" said CHRIS. "I am extremely excited to join the team at KMLE and I am eager to benefit from the expertise of TIM RICHARDS and the entire KMLE team."
Meanwhile, CUMULUS/TUSCON is currently searching for MATTHEWS’ replacement. Click here for the job posting.