KDKA-A PD Jim Graci Adds Management Responsibilities at KDKA-F
PJ Kumanchik Also Takes On Additional Role, Robert Mangino, Shelly Duffy To Afternoons On KDKA-A
April 16, 2015 at 5:04 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO/PITTSBURGH ups News KDKA-A/PITTSBURGH PD JIM GRACI to also serve as PD for Sports KDKA-F (SPORTS RADIO 93-7 THE FAN). His appointment is effective on MONDAY, MAY 4th. GRACI takes on the role previously held by RYAN MAGUIRE who is transferring to a similar role at CBS RADIO Sports WQAM-A/MIAMI (NET NEWS 4/16).
Additionally, PJ KUMANCHIK, News Director and Executive Producer at KDKA-A, will also serve as Exec. Producer at SPORTS RADIO 93-7 THE FAN.
SVP/Market Manager MICHAEL YOUNG said, "JIM and PJ are a strong and very competent managerial team. They have performed very well in developing and executing the programming vision of KDKA-A. With much synergy already existing between KDKA-A and KDKA-F, I believe their expanding programming roles at SPORTS RADIO 93-7 THE FAN are a natural progression, and will benefit our various audiences.”
Robert Mangino, Shelly Duffy To Afternoons
CBS RADIO News-Talk KDKA-A/PITTSBURGH is moving evening host ROBERT MANGINO and Hot AC WBZZ (100.7 STAR) morning "BUBBA SHOW" co-host and KDKA Lifestyle Editor SHELLY DUFFY into afternoons as the new hosts of the KDKA AFTERNOON NEWS, beginning APRIL 27th.
MANGINO and DUFFY replace BILL REHKOPF, who left KDKA in JANUARY for sister News WNEW (ALL NEWS 99.1)/WASHINGTON-BALTIMORE for the second time; ROSE RYAN-DOUGLAS stays on the show as news anchor, with field reporter JOE DESTIO and Sports Detector JEFF HATHHORN.
PD JIM GRACI said, “ROBERT is a great quarterback to tie it all together while Shelley has a unique perspective about life in PITTSBURGH.”