Matt Patrick Joins KTRH/Houston For Mornings
June 30, 2011 at 8:46 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL News-Talk KTRH-A/HOUSTON makes it official and announces the arrival of FEDERATED MEDIA Talk WTRC-A-F (NEWS TALK 95.3 MNC)/SOUTH BEND morning man and CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WTAM-A/CLEVELAND and WLW-A/CINCINNATI weekender MATT PATRICK to host mornings at the station, with former CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KOA-A/DANVER afternoon co-host LOIS MELKONIAN anchoring the morning news with PATRICK.
"HOUSTON'S MORNING NEWS WITH MATT PATRICK" will debut on TUESDAY (7/5). With PATRICK's arrival, longtime KTRH morning anchors LANA HUGHES and J.P. PRITCHARD are exiting after 27 years together on the air.
AM OM BRYAN ERICKSON said, "This is an exciting time for our station. Like other forms of media, we have to continue to adapt. We have to serve our listeners by being informative and entertaining. LANA and JP are an institution in HOUSTON, they are true professionals, and we, along with our listeners, will miss hearing their comforting voices every morning. We know our new show has big shoes to fill."