Audacy has declared the return of Kevin Weatherly to the enterprise as SVP of Programming for Alternative 106.7 KROQ Pasadena/Los Angeles effective June 6.
Weatherly will also serve as a format Vice President for Option oversee different structure technique and collaborate with artist, label and management companions. At KROQ, he will oversee the station’s content material method, talent, operations and branding.
Weatherly initially joined KROQ in 1992 and also programmed Wide variety Hits “93.1 Jack-FM” KCBS-FM and CHR “97.1 Amp Radio” KAMP throughout his tenure at the station till resigning in March 2020 to turn out to be Head of North American Programming for Spotify. He also held corporate programming roles for CBS Radio and was SVP/Programming for Los Angeles below equally CBS and Entercom. Prior to becoming a member of KROQ in 1992, Weatherly served as New music Director of KZZP Phoenix, KMEL San Francisco, and KIIS-FM Los Angeles and APD and PD of “Q106” KKLQ San Diego.
Alongside with the return of Weatherly, KROQ has returned to its former logo pictured higher than.
Audacy has introduced the return of Kevin Weatherly as Senior Vice President of Programming for KROQ (KROQ-FM) in Los Angeles, powerful June 6. In this position, Weatherly will oversee KROQ’s articles approach, talent, functions and branding. Weatherly will also provide as Format Vice President for Audacy’s portfolio of alternative stations across the place. As Format Vice President, he will oversee option structure approach and collaborate with artist, label and management associates in producing profitable songs initiatives and concert functions.
“We’re so fired up to welcome Kevin back to KROQ to oversee the iconic brand name he was instrumental in developing,” stated Jeff Federman, Regional President and Market place Manager, Audacy Southern California. “KROQ is a pillar in the SoCal community and not several individuals understand the bond amongst this station and its lovers like Kevin. We glimpse forward to him returning and evolving the brand name even additional.”
“KROQ is a single of the most recognizable and iconic makes in all of radio,” reported Weatherly. “I’ve experienced the privilege of investing the bulk of my profession programming KROQ and I’m energized and all set for the upcoming chapter. We have a large amount of function ahead of us to return KROQ to its rightful situation in the hearts and minds of longtime listeners and partners, and I cannot wait to get begun.”
Weatherly rejoins the company immediately after serving as the head of North American programming for Spotify. This marks Kevin’s next stint with KROQ, right after serving as the station’s application director from 1992 to 2020. For the duration of that time, Weatherly served evolve KROQ into just one of the leading option stations and radio manufacturers in the region. Moreover, he assisted start Los Angeles sister station 93.1 Jack FM (KCBS-FM) in 2005. He also grew KROQ’s annual “Weenie Roast” and “Almost Acoustic Christmas” concert events into key occasions.