Shotgun Tom Kelly Segues From Afternoons To K-EARTH/Los Angeles 'Ambassador'
August 24, 2015 at 10:25 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO Classic Hits KRTH (K-EARTH 101)/LOS ANGELES legendary air personality SHOTGUN TOM KELLY will segue from his afternoon show after 22 years, but he will become K-EARTH’s Ambassador, where he will be showcased in on-air features, personal appearances, client partnerships, charitable events and special projects.
“We are grateful to SHOTGUN as he concludes an incredible career as afternoon host,” CBS RADIO/LOS ANGELES SVP/Market Manager DAN KEARNEY said. “Anyone who has ever heard SHOTGUN TOM on the radio, watched him on TV or met him in person knows that he is the greatest ambassador a station could ever hope for and he’ll be perfect for this new role.”
“I’m so fortunate to not only be able to interact more with K-EARTH’s listeners in person, but to explore opportunities being offered to me in television and new media,” KELLY said.
“Southern Californians for decades, especially the millions behind the wheel from SAN DIEGO to L.A., have been entertained and amazed by the unique voice talents of SHOTGUN TOM,” CBS RADIO EVP/Programming CHRIS OLIVEIRO said. “His influence though extends well beyond the region as he is universally recognized as one of our industry’s true iconic stars. All of us at CBS RADIO are ecstatic he will continue to be part of the fabric of K-EARTH for years to come.”