WWO Welcomes Back Three Talents to 24/7 Formats
|RADIO ONLINE | Wednesday, February 28, 2018|
Westwood One welcomes back three veteran air personalities to the network's 24/7 Formats division -- Marconi, Jay Coffey and Tony Scott -- plus the company welcomes veteran Lynn Briggs to the network roster. Marconi returns to Westwood One's Rock 2.0. He's also worked at WKQX/Chicago, KUFO/Portland and KNDD/Seattle.
Jay Coffey is known for playing the hits in Los Angeles for over 28 years on KIQQ and on KRTH-FM (K-Earth 101), where he became Music Director, Assistant Program Director, and eventually Program Director. Coffey also worked at KBSG/Seattle, KFRC/San Francisco and MAX-FM/San Diego. He's returning to Classic Hits, middays.
Tony Scott has worked for some of America's biggest radio stations, including KLOS-FM, KRTH-FM (K-Earth 101) and KSWD (100.3 The Sound), all in Los Angeles. He's also worked for over 25 years on Westwood One's Classic Rock format, where he is returning as nighttime host.
Nevada Radio Hall of Fame veteran Lynn Briggs is taking on AC, afternoons. Briggs worked in many of the largest markets in the country as a Program Director, Music Director and air personality -- including WJLB/WMXD/WHYT in Detroit, KJLH/Los Angeles, WQHT/New York, KOAI/Dallas, KOAS/KDWN/Las Vegas, and KSBL/Santa Barbara.
Completing the new Westwood One 24/7 Formats division hires are Classic Hits -- Alan Craig, mornings; Bryan Jester, nights, and Joyce Jefferson, nights; Classic Rock -- Whip, mornings and Maria Danza, middays; Hot AC-A - Chuck Clark, afternoons and Kairee Burnor, nights; Hot AC - Carson, nights; AC - Maria Miller, afternoons; AC-B - Brian Curry, nights; and Rock -- Eddie Barella, middays.
"Hundreds of our affiliates, along with their listeners coast-to-coast, are hearing their old friends on radio once again, on a multitude of formats here at Westwood One," commented President of Programming Kirk Stirland. "Marconi, Jay, Tony and Lynn are deeply experienced radio pros, and I am very pleased to welcome them to the 24-Hour Format where they will bring great value to our customers."