KDKA-A/Pittsburgh Appoints John McIntire Permanent Evening Host
March 30, 2006 at 1:18 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO News/Talk KDKA-A/PITTSBURGH today announced the promotion of JOHN McINTIRE to the permanent evening host position. "THE FLIP SIDE WITH JOHN McINTIRE will continue to be heard weeknights 8p-10p following IC LIGHT SPORTS TALK.
Commented KDKA-A PD STEVE HANSEN, "Even when McINTIRE was on TV he was doing a radio show. JOHN McINTIRE creates true theater-of-the-mind, except that his mind is like a 3-D Omnimax. He’s one of the most unique talk radio talents in the country and creates destination radio five nights a week."
With this promotion comes word that CAROL LEE ESPY will take over as host of "THE LIFE LOUNGE," the SATURDAY 7p-12a show McINTIRE had been hosting on the station since JUNE '05.