It's Official: Brotha Fred Named New Morning Man At WKSC
Will Continue To Provide Show For WIBT
December 17, 2010 at 7:23 AM (PT)
It's official! As first tipped by ALL ACCESS, CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 WIBT (96.1 THE BEAT)/CHARLOTTE morning man BROTHA FRED is heading to THE WINDY CITY to handle wakeups at CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 WKSC (103.5 KISS)/CHICAGO. The new team will begin effective JANUARY 17, 2011, and feature BROTHA FRED, ANGI TAYLOR and DAVID L. TOMMY BLACK will be the morning show producer.
PD RICK VAUGHN commented, "I am thrilled to announce FRED, ANGI and DAVID as 103-5's morning team! Not only is this group entertaining, but committed to community. Individually, each brings unique perspective to the show. I am confident they will earn loyalty."
In addition, BROTHA FRED will provide a custom show, with the addition of ANGI, to be heard in CHARLOTTE on WIBT (CHANNEL 96.1) weekdays from 5:30-10:00a.
Also, FRED will be heard on XM Satellite radio KISS-XM.
FRED said, "This is the opportunity of a lifetime, and I can’t wait to join the team in CHICAGO. The competitive environment in the market is fierce. We have all of the weapons to take on the challenge."
Comedian DAVID L has been a part of CHANNEL 96.1 CHARLOTTE's BROTHA FRED’S AM MAYHEM morning show for the last five years.
Word began to leak out last night, when BROTHA FRED tweeted:
"Thanks for all of the kind words! The radio show lives on... Thanks so much for your support. I'm excited about CHICAGO, but sad to leave..."
Earlier this morning he also posted:
"So many kind words! THANK YOU! Stay tuned... You're not rid of me, CHARLOTTE! 96.1 is still and will continue to be my CLT radio home!"