Entercom Denver Names New On-Air Lineup on KOSI
October 27, 2014 at 1:26 PM (PT)
ENTERCOM DENVER announced a new on-air lineup on AC KOSI (101). Starting NOVEMBER 3rd, JONATHAN WILDE will anchor the morning program from 6-10a (RMT); at midday, DENISE PLANTE from 10a-3p (RMT), and JAY CRUZE in the afternoon from 3-7p (RMT) Longtime morning show co-host, MURPHY HUSTON, will anchor KOSI’s weekend programming.
“We’re excited about taking a new direction,” said ENTERCOM DENVER OM MIKE PETERSON. “Additionally, we are thrilled that MURPHY will remain a key member of the KOSI family.”
WILDE brings more than 15 years of experience in DENVER to KOSI mornings. As the former voice of the DENVER NUGGETS and COLORADO CRUSH, Jonathan will energize the morning.
PLANTE is an EMMY AWARD-winning talent who will bring her fun, life stories, and pop culture news to middays. CRUZE started his radio career in CRAIG, CO., and has experience in NEW YORK, PITTSBURGH, DENVER and PORTLAND. He brings his high-energy and witty personality to KOSI afternoons.
“I looked around and realized that I’m the oldest guy in the building,” said HUSTON, who has been waking up DENVER on KOSI for more than 18 years. He and DENISE have been KOSI’s morning duo for more than 10 years.
“Due to events of this past year, I’ve learned to appreciate life more. It’s time for me to slow down and value the time I spend with my wife and grandchildren. After 28 years in DENVER radio, you can’t quit cold turkey. I’ve had a great career and I’m happy to host weekends and represent KOSI doing charitable work in our community.”
KOSI 101.1 has been a heritage DENVER radio station for more than 45 years. KOSI provides continuous lite rock for an audience of more than 720,000 weekly listeners. KOSI originated the “All CHRISTMAS Music” format in 2002 and transforms the station to continuous CHRISTMAS music from mid-NOVEMBER through CHRISTMAS DAY.