It's Official: Chunky Joins Wired 96.5 Morning Team
February 15, 2013


The new Wired 96.5 Morning Show
Earlier this week, FMQB reported that former XHTZ (Z90)/San Diego Morning co-host Chunky was set to officially join Beasley Rhythmic CHR WRDW (Wired 96.5)/Philadelphia as part of its morning show. Chunky had "reportedly" been hanging out making cheesesteaks at the famous Pat's Steaks, but Wired VP/Market Manager Natalie Conner announced this morning that Chunky had been "hired away from Pat's" as the station's new morning host.

Chunky said, "Getting the opportunity to host mornings in a top 10 market is a dream come true for me. The fact that it is mornings at Wired 96.5 is icing on the big ass cake. Special thanks to Bruce Beasley, Natalie Conner, Dan Hunt, Dom Theodore, Bill Tanner, Chris Ackerman and everyone that has helped and hired me along the way." 

Also joining the show is Ghia from WBLI/Long Island. She adds, "I'm super excited to share a studio with such talented people! Big thank you to the Beasley Broadcasting Family for believing in me and giving me my dream job! Now it's time to kick ass in Philly!!!" 

They will be teaming up with Wired morning co-host Steve Tingle, who adds, "I am excited to be working with Chunky and Ghia. We are going to make this the most innovative morning show in Philadelphia." 

Wired PD Dan Hunt said, "I’m excited to have assembled America’s next great young morning show. Chunky, Ghia, Tingle and Producer JP will give Philly a morning show that is real, relevant and local."




 
Breaking News
RAB Report: Radio Shows Double-Digit Growth In Digital Revenue For Q3
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Jaysson Reno Named VP, Sales For KGO-AM, KSFO-AM
Kassof Research: CHR P1's: Excited & Social
In Brief - November 21, 2014
November 20, 2014
Cumulus Promotes Jeff Davis To National Director Of Stratus Music Scheduling
Mike Fredrick Named Hubbard Radio Cincinnati VP/Market Manager
Hubbard Radio Announces New Division, 2060 Digital, LLC
Kassof Research: Christian Radio P1’s: Mission Accomplished
In Brief - November 20, 2014
November 19, 2014
Musicians On Call Raises $700,000 At 15th Anniversary Celebration
iStreamMEDIA Adds Christopher Cottrill As VP/Music Content, Programming
Jordan Blaugrund Promoted To VP, Digital Marketing, RCA Records
DeVito/Verdi Retained To Drive Awareness Of NextRadio App
Kassof Research: Rock P1’s: Too Cool to Care?
In Brief - November 19, 2014
November 18, 2014
100.3 The Beat Launches In St. Louis
MADE Music Announces Partnership With Vevo
Kassof Research: Urban P1’s: Into It!
Southern California Radio Roars Back In October
In Brief - November 18, 2014
November 17, 2014
Vevo Announces Leadership Transition
BMG Acquires Vagrant Records
Republic Records Names Delmar Powell Director of Urban A&R
Gordon Smith, NAB To Be Honored By Broadcasters Foundation Of America
Kassof Research: News/Talk P1's: It's Not About Happy
Music News
Iggy Azalea, J. Lo To Team Up on AMAs
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Quick Hits: Saturday Night Live, Billboard Touring Awards, YouTube Music Awards, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: One Direction, Taylor Swift, Young The Giant, Guns N' Roses, Jimmy Ruffin
Taylor Swift's 1989 Remains At #1
Quick Hits: U2, Katy Perry, Paramore, Lana Del Rey, The Voice
Foo Fighters Announce Major 2015 North American Tour
Ed Sheeran Launches "Thinking Out Loud"
Quick Hits: American Music Awards, New Now Next Awards / Jessie J, Smashing Pumpkins, Prince Royce, Marilyn Manson, The Decemberists, Bonnaroo, James Blunt
U2 Postpones Tonight Show Residency
Quick Hits: AC/DC, J. Cole, Giorgio Moroder, alt-J, Lollapalooza South America
Kid Rock Gearing Up For First Kiss
The Week In Review: 11/10-11/14
Quick Hits: Paramore, AC/DC, Ryan Seacrest‘s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
Quick Hits: One Direction, Juvenile, Randy Jackson, MTV Awards shows
FMQB NOW

Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!