Talk 650/Houston Adds Michael Smerconish, Todd Schnitt
June 30, 2011 at 4:47 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO Talk KIKK-A (TALK 650)/HOUSTON is adding DIAL GLOBAL's MICHAEL SMERCONISH and COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS' TODD SCHNITT to its lineup, starting TUESDAY (7/5). SMERCONISH will air 11a-2p, bumping DIAL GLOBAL's CLARK HOWARD to 5-8p/signoff. SCHNITT wil air 2-5p, replacing COMPASS' THE INSANA QUOTIENT and brokered programming. TALK RADIO NETWORK's "AMERICA'S MORNING NEWS" will air 7-11a.
“This lineup exudes energy and the hosts that we have brought on bring a fresh perspective,” said PD GAVIN SPITTLE. “I love the sound of our lineup. It’s aggressive, fast paced and brings Houstonians information from a new generation of hosts that dive into issues that are affecting us every day.”
THe station will air a "CLARK-a-Thon" on MONDAY (7/4), with back-to-back airings of HOWARD's show all day.