Skip Mahaffey Named Morning Show Host For KPLX
December 17, 2014 at 6:17 AM (PT)
CUMULUS Country KPLX (99.5 THE WOLF)/DALLAS taps SKIP MAHAFFEY to join the “Wake Up With THE WOLF Show” as co-host. MAHAFFEY replaces KEN BUCKNER, who recently left the station. Current KPLX Mornings co-host LISA TAYLOR will team up for mornings with MAHAFFEY beginning MONDAY, DECEMBER 29th.
MAHAFFEY said, "co-hosting the Wake Up With THE WOLF Show in DALLAS is hands-down the biggest and most exciting job in Country Radio. I cannot begin to express my excitement and gratitude for this opportunity. I am so honored, humbled and proud to be working alongside MARK PHILLIPS, LISA TAYLOR and SMOKEY RIVERS! Thank you to MIKE MCVAY for keeping the faith, to JOHN DICKEY and DAN BENNETT for taking the chance, and to J.R. SCHUMANN for the opportunity. This is going to be fun."
OM J.R. SCHUMANN added, "I'm so excited about the future of the Wake Up With THE WOLF Show! SKIP brings a long history of success in Country morning radio, a tremendous knowledge of our format, and let's not forget the three-time CMA Personality of the Year stripes!"
RVP/Market Manager DAN BENNETT said, "SKIP is a tremendous talent with a great track record of success in ratings and industry awards and truly understands the air talent’s role on a great music station.”