Kenny Walker Joins WMXJ (102.7 The Beach)/Miami For Wakeups, Jade Alexander For Middays
January 11, 2016 at 3:10 PM (PT)
ENTERCOM '80s-intensive Classic Hits WMXJ (102.7 THE BEACH)/MIAMI has named KENNY WALKER as the new morning host and market veteran JADE ALEXANDER as its new midday host, the latter starting JANUARY 15th. WALKER has been making SOUTH FLORIDA radio listeners smile for over 20 years. In addition to his morning show, WALKER is the voice of the MIAMI DOLPHINS and active with various charities throughout the area. During his career, WALKER has announced over 170 DOLPHINS games, and has helped raise more than $1.6 million dollars for JOE DIMAGGIO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.
"I am thrilled to be joining 102.7 THE BEACH,” said WALKER. “I love the energy of the station and I am excited to be working with Program Director PATTIE MORENO to help build this brand and connect with our audience, online and through social media and within our amazing community.”
PD PATTIE MORENO commented, “KENNY is the perfect fit for mornings on 102.7 THE BEACH. His endearing and unique style in morning drive will provide great compelling content for our fans, drive ratings growth and further enhance the Beach brand.”
ALEXANDER has spent 25 years in SOUTH FLORIDA radio and television, including stints at WHYI (Y100)/MIAMI and CBS Television.
“JADE is a natural talent with an unmistakable voice,” MORENO said. “Her trademark style reflects the rich, bicultural heritage of SOUTH FLORIDA and she is a great addition to our phenomenal live and local lineup on 102.7 THE BEACH.”
“102.7 THE BEACH is a station that represents the best of everything that is SOUTH FLORIDA," ALEXANDER said. "I am so excited to bring great content and music to the beautiful people of MIAMI and work with PATTIE and the talented on-air staff at THE BEACH.”