KUPL Adds Chunky In The Morning
May 4, 2015 at 3:59 AM (PT)
ALPHA MEDIA Country KUPL (98.7 THE BULL)/PORTLAND has named CHUNKY to host the station's "MORNING BULL RIDE" starting MONDAY, MAY 11th. He succeeds HOWIE DRUMMOND, who remains with ALPHA in an off-air capacity. CHUNKY's radio resume includes WNKS (KISS 95.1)/CHARLOTTE, WKQI (CHANNEL 95-5)/DETROIT, plus stops in NEW YORK, SAN DIEGO and most recently, mornings at CBS Top 40 WRDW (WIRED 96.5)/PHILADELPHIA.
“CHUNKY is a funny, entertaining, witty talent with a passion for Country music who loves everything the NORTHWEST has to offer," said ALPHA MEDIA EVP/Programming SCOTT MAHALICK. "His energy and charismatic personality is a formula for success and we can’t wait to see him take 'THE BULL' by the horns.”
“I want to thank everyone who has ever been instrumental in my radio career and who has helped me get to where I'm at today! I am really looking forward to being under the ALPHA MEDIA umbrella," commented CHUNKY. "I love the mission of this company and the drive and willingness they have to win! This is real radio at its grassroots finest! 98.7 THE BULL is a legendary country signal that is revered in PORTLAND and I'm excited to bring my style of morning radio here and make everyone's mornings a little more fun! Thanks to SCOTT MAHALICK, PHIL BECKER and all the good people at ALPHA that made this happen! And thanks again to every single PD, GM and exec that has ever hired me in the past!” remarked CHUNKY.