Briggs Becomes KOAS MD/Middayer
November 21, 2006 at 2:52 PM (PT)
LYNN BRIGGS has been named MD/midday host at RIVIERA BROADCAST GROUP Smooth Jazz KOAS (105.7 THE OASIS)/LAS VEGAS, effective JANUARY 2. BRIGGS had been middayer at now-defunct CBS RADIO Smooth Jazz KOAI/DALLAS since 2001. She's also been on-air at WQHT (HOT 97)/NEW YORK and PD/MD of KJLH/LOS ANGELES.
"LYNN has an irrepressible energy that allows her to uniquely connect with listeners," RIVIERA/LAS VEGAS VP/GM DAVE PRESHER says. "Her energy and experience will help RIVIERA, along with JJ JEFFERIES and [KOAS PD] SAMANTHA PASCUAL continue to be one of the top programming teams in the format and the LAS VEGAS market."
PASCUAL says, "LYNN has one of the most fantastic voices in radio. Her warm, personable style and her enthusiasm for radio make her a great addition to THE OASIS. I'm counting the minutes until her start date!"
"I am elated to join the RIVIERA team with one of the brightest programmer’s in the industry, SAMANTHA PASCUAL," BRIGGS says. "TIM POHLMAN's dedication to his staff and the community and the opportunity to reunite with Smooth Jazz mentor DAVE PRESHER make KOAS the perfect home for me."