KQRS Gives Tom Barnard A Multi-Year Extension
December 3, 2014 at 4:11 PM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA has re-signed Classic Rock KQRS (KQ92)/MINNEAPOLIS morning show icon TOM BARNARD to a multi-year contract. The MINNEAPOLIS native has been a morning radio fixture on KQ92 since 1986.
“TOM BARNARD is a legend in TWIN CITIES radio -- and a national treasure we are proud to call our own," CUMULUS EVP/Content and Programming JOHN DICKEY said: We are very pleased to recognize TOM’s talent and ongoing contribution to KQ92 with a long-term contract underscoring our commitment to work with the industry’s very best talent.”
“I will be eternally grateful to the listeners of KQRS for supporting the KQ Morning Show for the past 29 years," BARNARD said. "It is a local kid’s dream come true. I am very excited to know ALL of my years as a morning show host will be spent at KQRS. I am honored to work with the fine people at CUMULUS who believe in me, support me and trust me with the morning show at the greatest radio station in the world.”