Dan Mitchinson Joins KFBK As Morning Co-Host
March 30, 2015 at 5:09 PM (PT)
Veteran host and news anchor DAN MITCHINSON is joining iHEARTMEDIA News-Talk KFBK-A-F/SACRAMENTO as co-host of the KFBK MORNING NEWS with incumbent AMY LEWIS, effective APRIL 6th. MITCHINSON, formerly in afternoons at ALPHA MEDIA News-Talk KXL/PORTLAND, has worked at stations like BONNEVILLE Talk KIRO-F/SEATTLE and has won the EDWARD R. MURROW Award, a Golden Mic award, and other honors.
MITCHINSON said, "KFBK is one of the most successful News/Talk stations in the country. As the format has evolved and grows on FM, listeners appreciate that it's more than just reading headlines. It's about telling stories that connect with our audience and developing that bond with listeners that gives them a reason to tune in every morning."
iHEARTMEDIA SACRAMENTO SVP/Programming DON PARKER said, "DAN brings a unique combination of experience and success in News-Talk format, along with a passion to evolve our appeal to the next generation of listeners. He and AMY LEWIS are a natural fit to continue KFBK’s dominance in morning drive.”
PD BILL WHITE said, “We’re very fortunate to have someone of DAN’s talent and his credentials speak to his passion for covering and delivering news. He’ll be a great partner with AMY LEWIS as the KFBK MORNING NEWS continues to inform SACRAMENTO and NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.”