KTAR/Phoenix Ups Mike Russell Evenings News Host, Moves Becky Lynn To Afternoons
November 9, 2015 at 3:37 AM (PT)
BONNEVILLE News-Talk KTAR-F/PHOENIX has named MIKE RUSSELL host of ARIZONA’s Evening News, while veteran anchor BECKY LYNN segues from mid-morning news anchor to afternoon drive to anchor the KTAR News Desk with the MAC and GAYDOS show. The new roles will take effect on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30th.
RUSSELL, who hosts KTAR’s Get Outdoors show and is a fill-in talk show host on the station, will also be a regular content contributor producing written, audio and video content for KTAR.com, as well as produce daily radio features for ARIZONA’s Morning News.
“Mike is a terrific talent and great person who is one of the emerging local voices in ARIZONA,” BONNEVILLE/PHOENIX VP/Content and Operations RYAN HATCH said. “And BECKY LYNN’s veteran news chops and her natural warmth will play perfectly with MAC and GAYDOS every afternoon.”