Newman & Bunting To Join The KYGO Morning Show
October 15, 2009 at 1:13 PM (PT)
LINCOLN FINANCIAL Country KYGO/DENVER PD JOEL BURKE tells ALL ACCESS that MARK NEWMAN and MELISSA BUNTING have been hired to join the morning show with KELLY FORD. MARK will be KELLY's new co-host, taking the on-air name "RIDER." MELISSA will act as producer and will have a limited on-air role.
MARK is most recently of COX MEDIA GROUP Rock WFYV/JACKSONVILLE, FL and MELISSA is formerly of CLEAR CHANNEL Country WFUS/TAMPA. MARK is replacing STEVE "MUDFLAP McGREW, who exited earlier this week (NET NEWS 10/14).
Current Morning Show Producer/MD GARRET DOLL will now focus on his music duties, as well as the imaging for the station. He will also take on a newly-created role of Social Media Director. The "KELLY & RIDER" show will re-launch on MONDAY (10/19).