KDGE (102.1 The Edge)/Dallas-Ft. Worth Taps Atom Smasher For Mornings
April 15, 2016 at 1:10 PM (PT)
iHEARTRADIO Alternative KDGE (102.1 THE EDGE)/DALLAS have brought in longtime TEXAS radio host ATOM SMASHER to take over mornings with "The ATOM SMASHER Show," beginning MONDAY, MAY 2nd for weekdays 6-10a (CT). Additional co-hosts will be announced soon.
“I’m so excited to have ATOM join the EDGE team," KDGE PD JAY SHANNON said, "He has a winning track record, including his time here in DALLAS, and will be a big part of improving KDGE’s market position. He’s creative, extremely entertaining and has an exceptional work ethic. I look forward to seeing ATOM’s 'energy' on the station!"
"I've wanted to make the move to rock radio for some time," ATOM said. "This opportunity is huge and I'm really ready to get going on the EDGE and do what I love to do."
“We are thrilled to add ATOM to the EDGE lineup," SVP/Programming PATRICK DAVIS said. "This will be a big win for the loyal EDGE fans and the DALLAS-FT. WORTH metroplex!”
ATOM began his career in BATON ROUGE and NEW ORLEANS before making the big jump to KRBE HOUSTON in 1998 where he spent eight years hosting nights, afternoons and eventually mornings. He then did a two-year stint at KHKS/DALLAS, five years at WSTO/EVANSVILLE, IN, and most recently 18 months at KHMX /HOUSTON.