Mat Diablo Named PD At KQXR; Marty Whitney Returns To KRZQ
February 14, 2006 at 3:01 PM (PT)
WILKS BROADCASTING Alternative KRZQ/RENO, NV PD/afternooner MAT DIABLO exits to JOURNAL BROADCAST GROUP Alternative KQXR (THE X)/BOISE, ID as PD, effective FEBRUARY 28th. He replaces ERIC KRISTENSEN, who is now PD at COX Alternative WDYL (Y-101)/RICHMOND. DIABLO's last day at KRZQ is this FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17th.
JOURNAL/BOISE OM DAN MCCOLLY said, "MAT's not just a great hand at Alternative - a clear advantage to us in maintaining and growing KQXR - but also brings other-format experience which we're sure will benefit the rest of the BOISE group, over time."
DIABLO told ALL ACCESS, "Quality of life, excellent cluster - the best crew in BOISE, I couldn't really ask for much more. It's a perfect fit both professionally and in my personal life."
Meanwhile, ex-KRZQ APD SMILIN'" MARTY WHITNEY is returning to KRZQ as PD/afternoons. MARTY recently arrived in the building as PD of sister Classic Rock KURK. He previously was MD/nights at then-CLEAR CHANNEL Alternative XTRA-F (91X)/SAN DIEGO.