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Kevin Weatherly Returns as SVPP for KROQ/Los Angeles


Kevin Weatherly
Kevin Weatherly

Audacy has announced the return of Kevin Weatherly as Senior Vice President of Programming for KROQ-FM in Los Angeles, effective June 6. In this role, Weatherly will oversee KROQ's content strategy, talent, operations and branding. He'll also becomes Format Vice President for Audacy's portfolio of Alternative stations, overseeing strategy and collaborate with artist, label and management partners in creating music initiatives and concert events.

"We're so excited to welcome Kevin back to KROQ to oversee the iconic brand he was instrumental in building," said Audacy Southern California Regional President and Market Manager Jeff Federman. "KROQ is a pillar in the SoCal community and not many people understand the bond between this station and its fans like Kevin. We look forward to him returning and evolving the brand even further."

"KROQ is one of the most recognizable and iconic brands in all of radio," said Weatherly. "I've had the privilege of spending the majority of my career programming KROQ and I'm energized and ready for the next chapter. We have a lot of work ahead of us to return KROQ to its rightful position in the hearts and minds of longtime listeners and partners, and I can't wait to get started."

Weatherly rejoins the company after serving as the head of North American programming for Spotify. This marks his second stint with KROQ, after serving as the station's Program Director from 1992 to 2020. Additionally, he helped launch Los Angeles sister KCBS-FM (93.1 Jack FM) in 2005. He also grew KROQ's annual "Weenie Roast" and "Almost Acoustic Christmas" concerts into major events.

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