Doug Meehan Named Afternoon Host At WTKK/Boston
June 14, 2011 at 11:48 AM (PT)
GREATER MEDIA Talk WTKK (96.9 BOSTON TALKS)/BOSTON has officially tapped former crosstown FOX O&O WFXT (TV) (FOX 25) helicopter traffic reporter DOUG MEEHAN as its new afternoon host. MEEHAN, who has also worked as a general assignment reporter at crosstown NBC affiliate WHDH-TV and started in radio at WLDM-A/WESTFIELD, MA and WPXC/CAPE COD, has been filling in for 2-6p since MAY, initially alongside MIKE BOWER and then solo.
"I am re-energized by this incredible opportunity because there is no better way to personally connect to people directly than through talk radio," said MEEHAN. "This is an exciting new chapter in my broadcasting career."
"The people of BOSTON andNEW ENGLAND will get to know a terrific live-and-local guy with a big commitment to the community," said WTKK PD GRACE BLAZER. "DOUG brings to 96.9 FM smart and entertaining talk radio with relevant guests, sharp topics, and the wisdom and wit of a great radio talent. Live, local, and interactive programming now accounts for 100% of WTKK's weekday lineup from 4:30a to 6p."