Program Director for KOGO & KLSD Named

By Joe Nelson


San Diego, Ca. – January 3, 2014 – Clear Channel Media and Entertainment San Diego announced today that Brian Long has been named Program Director for AM 600 KOGO and XTRA Sports 1360 AM (KLSD), effectiveJanuary 21, 2014.

Long will bring more than 15 years of radio broadcast experience to his new position.  His career in spoken word formats began in his hometown of Kansas City, MO at the heritage KMBZ.  In 1998 Long headed to California for stints in Palm Spring, Bakersfield and Los Angeles.  During his time at ESPN in Los Angeles, Long was part of the programming management team and also hosted a variety of on-air programs. In 2007, 2008 and 2009 L.A. Daily News recognized him as one of their "Top Ten Sports Radio Personalities." In late 2010, Long became Program Director at ESPN in Seattle and was later promoted to Senior Director of Programming for Bonneville Seattle. 

"Brian will bring a diverse perspective from multiple markets and stations to our spoken word brands," said John Peake, Vice President of Programming, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment San Diego.  "We’re excited to add Brian’s management and broadcasting experience to the San Diego programming team and are confident that KOGO and XTRA Sports will prosper under his tutelage."

Fans can listen to both AM 600 KOGO and XTRA Sports 1360 from the station’s websites,, as well as on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's all-in-one digital radio service.  iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation's most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created custom stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.  iHeartRadio also offers listeners a "Perfect For" feature which allows users to choose from thousands of curated stations based on a range of moods and activities.  New - iHeartRadio Talk feature offers on-demand listener-created talk content alongside popular news, celebrity and entertainment "audiosodes." iHeartRadio Talk also features "Daily Pulse," a customizable Talk channel featuring the most up-to-date news and culture highlights, to which users can add or remove content that is most important to them.


gloria said…
Hopefully, this new hire will see the Arbitron collapse that is in progress and will change the 2nd and 3rd rate "personalities" occupying the noon and drive home slots and make appropriate changes
gloria said…
Hopefully, this new hire will see the Arbitron collapse that is in progress and realize changes are needed in the noon and drive home slots

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