Thursday, October 2, 2014
KyXy SAN DIEGO’S SONNY WEST HANGS UP THE HEADPHONES
By Joe Nelson
Sonny West, KyXy San Diego’s co-host of the ‘The Afternoon Ride with Sonny, Susan & Kevin’ ended a 24 year long run at the station Wednesday, October 1st. The one-time Program Director, co-host of the KyXy morning show and in later years co-host of the afternoon show began his radio career 40 years ago at KPBS.
“Sonny is so much more than a consummate entertainer, he represents what’s best about radio. In his own words ‘You’re not on the air for a long time, you’re on the air for a good time!’ “ said Charlie Quinn, CBS Radio San Diego Operations Manager and Program Director of KyXy.
Quinn noted that Sonny’s cohorts Susan DeVincent and Kevin Dean would continue on as KyXy’s Afternoon Ride show weekdays . indefinitely.