Audacy has announced the return of Kevin Weatherly to the business as SVP of Programming for Substitute 106.7 KROQ Pasadena/Los Angeles effective June 6.
Weatherly will also serve as a structure Vice President for Option oversee different format system and collaborate with artist, label and administration associates. At KROQ, he will oversee the station’s content approach, talent, operations and branding.
Weatherly initially joined KROQ in 1992 and also programmed Selection Hits “93.1 Jack-FM” KCBS-FM and CHR “97.1 Amp Radio” KAMP for the duration of his tenure at the station right until resigning in March 2020 to grow to be Head of North American Programming for Spotify. He also held company programming roles for CBS Radio and was SVP/Programming for Los Angeles beneath both CBS and Entercom. Prior to becoming a member of KROQ in 1992, Weatherly served as Audio Director of KZZP Phoenix, KMEL San Francisco, and KIIS-FM Los Angeles and APD and PD of “Q106” KKLQ San Diego.
Along with the return of Weatherly, KROQ has returned to its former symbol pictured earlier mentioned.
Audacy has announced the return of Kevin Weatherly as Senior Vice President of Programming for KROQ (KROQ-FM) in Los Angeles, helpful June 6. In this part, Weatherly will oversee KROQ’s material system, talent, operations and branding. Weatherly will also serve as Structure Vice President for Audacy’s portfolio of option stations across the country. As Structure Vice President, he will oversee different format system and collaborate with artist, label and management partners in developing thriving audio initiatives and concert gatherings.
“We’re so thrilled to welcome Kevin back again to KROQ to oversee the legendary brand name he was instrumental in building,” stated Jeff Federman, Regional President and Sector Supervisor, Audacy Southern California. “KROQ is a pillar in the SoCal local community and not quite a few individuals recognize the bond in between this station and its supporters like Kevin. We glimpse ahead to him returning and evolving the manufacturer even more.”
“KROQ is 1 of the most recognizable and iconic brand names in all of radio,” stated Weatherly. “I’ve experienced the privilege of expending the vast majority of my job programming KROQ and I’m energized and all set for the up coming chapter. We have a good deal of operate forward of us to return KROQ to its rightful position in the hearts and minds of longtime listeners and companions, and I just cannot wait to get commenced.”
Weatherly rejoins the enterprise soon after serving as the head of North American programming for Spotify. This marks Kevin’s next stint with KROQ, following serving as the station’s program director from 1992 to 2020. For the duration of that time, Weatherly served evolve KROQ into a person of the major alternate stations and radio brand names in the place. Moreover, he helped start Los Angeles sister station 93.1 Jack FM (KCBS-FM) in 2005. He also grew KROQ’s once-a-year “Weenie Roast” and “Almost Acoustic Christmas” concerts into significant functions.