Shannon Joins Revamped KOMO Lineup
January 18, 2010 at 2:12 PM (PT)
FISHER News KOMO-A-F/SEATTLE inks former crosstown ENTERCOM Talk KIRO-A-F morning news anchor JANE SHANNON as co-anchor wth KOMO-TV consumer reporter HERB WEISBAUM in afternoon drive 2-7p PT, effective FEBRUARY 1st. SHANNON was with KIRO in mornings since 1994; WEISBAUM wil continue his reports on the TV station while focusing on his radio duties.
GM JIM CLAYTON said SHANNON "brings a wealth of experience and talent to KOMO NEWSRADIO and we are fortunate to have her on our team. She and HERB will sound great together."
Also, anchor/reporter BRIAN CALVERT moves to middays starting JANUARY 25th as co-anchor with NANCY BARRICK, with whom he hosted weekend mornings at KIRO-A. KOMO NEWSRADIO GROUP PD DENNIS KELLY said, "These two used to co-host weekends mornings at KIRO AM years ago and I always told them that it was a show worthy of weekdays. Now they get their weekday show together." CALVERT will continue reporting in mornings and afternoons.
And talk show "THE COMMENTATORS" with JOHN CARLSON and KEN SCHRAM will move to noon-2p to allow CARLSON to, as previously announced, host afternoons on sister Talk KVI-A (FREEDOM 570).