KDBZ Names Megan Phillips MD; Erika Bowman To Middays/Afternoons
March 31, 2009 at 4:17 PM (PT)
NEW NORTHWEST Hot AC KDBZ (BUZZ 102.1)/ANCHORAGE, AK names KPLZ (STAR 101.5)/SEATTLE, WA Asst. MD MEGAN PHILLIPS as the station's first MD.
PHILLIPS' experience also includes Promotions duties at KPLZ and sister Sports/Talk KOMO-A, Director of Marketing for K @ D, a SEATTLE based marketing firm, and MD duties for www.lovewebradio.com. She frees up VP/Programming TOM OAKES, who will now focus on mornings at Country/Classic Rock Hybrid KXLW (96.3 THE WOLF) and OM duties for the cluster covering KDBZ, KXLW, KBBO and KFAT.
In Addition, Production Dir./air talent ERIKA BOWMAN is promoted to middays/afternoons in the "BUZZ WORKDAY" from 9a-5p until a morning show is named. BOWMAN is the first live talent on KDBZ in four years.
NEW NORTHWEST VP/Programming TOM OAKES commented, "I’m very pleased to make these announcements. In a day and age when everyone has been cutting back on staff, it is very encouraging and positive to announce an addition. Having MEGAN join our staff allows us to show the renewed emphasis on and importance of BUZZ 102.1 and its Hot AC format to our ANCHORAGE cluster.
PD TOM OAKES is currently searching for a morning show talent to join the station in AUGUST. Get your resume' and air check to him at email@example.com. And please keep your files small!