Ryan McKiddy Named APD/MD/Nights At WSIX/Nashville
August 19, 2016 at 10:36 AM (PT)
COX MEDIA Country KCYY/SAN ANTONIO MD/afternoon personality RYAN MCKIDDY has been tapped for APD/MD/evening duties at iHEARTMEDIA Country WSIX (THE BIG 98)/NASHVILLE effective THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st. He succeeds KIMSEY KERR in the APD/MD role, following her move to SIRIUSXM in JUNE (NET NEWS 6/8).
“RYAN is a stand out on-air personality and radio pro whose competitive spirit and passion for winning, tremendous relationships, and love for Country music make him uniquely qualified to serve as our ambassador to both fans and the NASHVILLE record label community,” said iHEARTMEDIA NASHVILLE SVP/Programming MICHAEL BRYAN. “I can’t wait to have him working his magic at THE BIG 98.”
MCKIDDY joined KCYY for afternoons in 2015 (NET NEWS 5/18/15) and quickly added MD stripes. He began his career as an intern at iHEARTMEDIA Top 40 WKSC/CHICAGO, then worked Country at CBS RADIO crosstown WUSN. “Words cannot even begin to describe how ecstatic I am to be joining the iHEARTMEDIA/NASHVILLE team,” said MCKIDDY. “A BIG 98 thank you to TONY COLES, ROD PHILLIPS, DAN ENDOM, and MICHAEL BRYAN for making this happen.” Send congrats here.
Back at KCYY, PD JEFF GARRISON tells ALL ACCESS the search is on for an afternoon personality; send materials here.