Govia Joins Peoria's Energy 102.3
December 11, 2014 at 6:35 AM (PT)
GOVIA has joined ALPHA MEDIA Top 40 WNGY (ENERGY 102.3)/PEORIA, which went on the air OCTOBER 16th by stunting with 10,000 songs-in-a-row.
GOVIA's air shift will be from 6p-11p (CT), starting MONDAY, DECEMBER 15th. He originally served at the station from 2006-09 as an on-air personality 3p-midnight, then again in 2010-12 as a PD and on-air before exiting for CHICAGO. He previously worked in various capacities, including PD, APD/MD, and on-air at stations in NEW YORK, THE HAMPTONS, KNOXVILLE and BILOXI.
ALPHA PEORIA Sr. VP/Market Manager, MIKE WILD said, “GOVIA is the perfect match for our new live and local CHR format. He has tremendous energy and passion for listener engagement on-air, on the street, and in social media, and he’ll be a huge part of quickly growing ENERGY 102.3 brand!”
ALPHA MEDIA VP of Programming, PHIL BECKER added: “As ALPHA MEDIA continues its rapid growth, it allows us the luxury of putting talent in the market where they will make the most impact. GOVIA is sure to be welcomed home with hugs and kisses!"
Said GOVIA: “When this great company decides to launch a brand-new, groundbreaking radio station in my home state, it's destiny…A no-brainer! A special thanks to MIKE WILD, PHIL BECKER and SCOTT MAHALICK for believing in my abilities to impact our radio markets. I am looking forward to expanding my show with one of the most cutting-edge media companies around. PEORIA and I have a great relationship. There has been a missing piece in CENTRAL ILLIONOIS radio as of late, and I am excited to fill it in with my new partner in crime, CHRIS STEWART. Game on. Thanks to my colleagues and mentors for getting me here today, especially MARK "TIC TAK' ALLEN, KENNY VEST AND ZAYLEE."