B-Dub Heads To KMLE/Phoenix For APD/MD/Afternoons
January 29, 2016 at 11:59 AM (PT)
As ALL ACCESS originally reported earlier TODAY (1/28), ALPHA Country KUPL (THE BULL)/PORTLAND, OR APD/MD/afternoon personality B-DUB has been tapped for similar duties at CBS RADIO Country KMLE/PHOENIX, effective MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1st. He takes over for CHRIS MATTHEWS, who shifted to mornings recently, and will now concentrate solely on wakeups (NET NEWS 1/15).
"B-DUB is a remarkable on-air talent and programmer," said CBS RADIO/PHOENIX VP/Programming TIM RICHARDS. "His obvious love for radio makes him a fantastic fit for KMLE. We are looking forward to creating radio magic with B-DUB on the team!"
B-DUB first joined KUPL for weekends in 2010 and quickly segued to nights fulltime. A move to afternoons followed in 2012; a year later, B-DUB added APD/MD responsibilities (NET NEWS 1/15/2013). His radio resume includes stops at WYOK/MOBILE, WXSS/MILWAUKEE and WIOQ and WRDW/PHILADELPHIA. B-DUB will continue as host of the nationally syndicated “BUCKWILD SATURDAY NIGHT” show, which currently airs on KMLE.
"I am thrilled to get the opportunity to join the KMLE Nation and work with TIM RICHARDS and the entire crew at CBS RADIO/PHOENIX," said WASHINGTON. "I’m ready to learn, grow and have fun making great radio!"
Meanwhile back at KUPL/PORTLAND, DANNY DWYER has been promoted to MD, succeeding B-DUB. DWYER is a long-time KUPL staffer and serves as midday host (NET NEWS 2/6/2013).