KTAR-F Adds Watson, Beck
September 4, 2007 at 1:39 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WRVA-A/RICHMOND afternoon host MAC WATSON is joining BONNEVILLE News-Talk KTAR-F/PHOENIX for afternoons 3-7p starting MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th. In addition, the station is picking up GLENN BECK's PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS show for noon-3p. Longtime KTAR host PAT MCMAHON exits his midday slot and assumes the role of Director of Public Affairs for BONNEVILLE/PHOENIX and continues to host his "MCMAHON GROUP" and "THE GOD SHOW" and contribute special reports and commentaries.
"We are pleased to offer listeners the passionate, opinionated talk content they have asked for in the afternoon, while maintaining the award-winning, breaking news coverage they have depended on from KTAR for years," said BONNEVILLE/PHOENIX Director of News/Talk and Sports Programming RUSS HILL.
"I’m thrilled to join the KTAR-FM team. I’ve known DARRELL ANKARLO for years and am excited to follow his program in PHOENIX and then hand the audience over to MAC WATSON," said BECK. "This truly is a station offering the next generation of Talk radio on FM."
"KTAR-FM is a legendary station in one of America’s fastest-growing and most vibrant cities," added WATSON. "I’m privileged to join the talented KTAR team. It’s one of America’s best-sounding news/talk stations and I’m excited to be a part of making it even stronger."