John Peake To Program KOST And KBIG (MYfm)/Los Angeles, Promotions For Michael LaCrosse And Brandon Bell
January 25, 2017 at 2:50 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/LOS ANGELES has named JOHN PEAKE as PD for AC KOST and Hot AC/Adult Top 40 KBIG (104.3 MYfm), effective immediately.
“JOHN is an amazing talent coach, incredible music head and strong leader who has helped develop some enduring radio brands,” said EVP/Programming, West Division ANDREW JEFFRIES. “We’re thrilled to now have his talent and experience in LOS ANGELES and we know that KOST 103.5 and 104.3 MYfm will continue their immense success under his leadership.”
PEAKE brings more than 25 years of radio industry experience to his new position. As RSVP/Programming for iHEARTMEDIA/SAN DIEGO/RIVERSIDE, he managed multiple formats including Hot AC, Classic Rock, Top 40, Top 40 Rhythm, News-Talk and Sports. PEAKE also previously served as the OM for iHEARTMEDIA/SEATTLE and the Show Director for PREMIERE NETWORKS’ JOHNJAY & RICH SHOW. Prior to joining iHEARTMEDIA in 2009, he was a PD for stations in HOUSTON and SAN FRANCISCO.
“KOST 103.5 and 104.3 MYfm are some of L.A.’s most influential brands and their bold and innovative approach has made them leaders in the LOS ANGELES market,” said PEAKE. “What gives these brands their real potency are the people who work there. I am humbled and excited to be joining such a talented team and I look forward to being part of their continuing success.”
Promotions For Michael LaCrosse And Brandon Bell
Current KOST PD MICHAEL LACROSSE joins EVP/Programming WEST DIVISION ANDREW JEFFRIES to take on some responsibilities within the WEST DIVISION.
Additionally, KBIG (104.3 MYFM) APD/MD BRANDON BELL adds those duties at KOST, reporting to JOHN PEAKE.