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Cruise for the Cause

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By Joe Nelson

XAVIER THE X-MAN’S 16th ANNUAL CRUISE FOR THE CAUSE CAR SHOW THIS SATURDAY FUNDRAISER FOR EMILIO NARES FOUNDATION ALSO HOSTS BLOOD AND BONE MARROW DRIVE

(San Diego, Ca) – Local radio station MAGIC 92.5 (XHRM-FM) will host the 16th annual "Xavier The X-Man's Cruise for the Cause,” car show this Saturday at SDCCU Stadium from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

The event benefits the Emilio Nares Foundation, a local organization that provides medical transportation and services for children receiving treatments for cancer.

Hundreds of custom and classic cars, trucks, lowrider bicycles and other vehicles will be on display in the southwest parking lot of the stadium.  Additional entertainment includes live music on the Sycuan Stage from The B-Side Players, Funk’s Most Wanted and The Wildside Band, and a free “Kids Zone” with games from Dave & Buster’s, inflatable rides from So Cal Bounce, and crafts from the Rad Hatter.

Xavier The X-Man will broadcast live during the event to encour…

Hilary Named APD at 91X

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By Joe Nelson

HILARY UPPED TO APD OF 91X

(San Diego, CA) Local iconic alternative rock station 91X (XETRA 91.1 FM) announced that Hilary Doneux, current Music Director and long-time on-air DJ on 91X, has been named Assistant Program Director of the station.
91X's Hilary welcomes the crowd on stage at a concert. Photo Credit: Kaitlin Lester

Hilary will continue her role as 91X Music Director and midday host from 10:00AM to 3:00PM.

The move marks a new milestone in Hilary’s radio career, rooted in Southern California since her start in college radio at UC Irvine in 1992.  After work at the legendary KNAC Los Angeles and 92X in Denver, Hilary has been a mainstay of San Diego radio for over 20 years.

“To say I’m excited is an understatement! 91X is my radio home and I feel ridiculously lucky that I get to continue to grow with such an incredible team,” said Hilary. “I’m so grateful to Garett Michaels for having faith in me and sharing his knowledge (and snacks), and to (VP/GM) Gregg Wolfso…

Buchmann, Moran Upped In San Diego

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By Joe Nelson


***Courtesy of RAMP247.COM***


Buchmann, Moran Upped In San DiegoAugust 8, 2018

• Last week iHeartMedia Classic Rock KGB-FM/San Diego announced the return of the DSC morning show. Concurrent with their arrival, Bob Buchmann and Coe Lewis shifted from mornings to afternoon drive.


Today, KGB announced several other programming moves — Bob Buchmann has been elevated to Operations Manager and Music Director for KGB. He reports to longtime PD Shauna Moran, who also assumes the enhanced title of Director of Rock Programming for San Diego, overseeing KGB and Active Rock sibling KIOZ (Rock 105.3).

This move gives Mr. Buchmann the opportunity to exercise his programming prowess once again — after all, he was PD of Cumulus Media’s KLOS/Los Angeles before joining KGB to do mornings in June 2012. Buchmann’s previous programming history includes nine years at Clear Channel Classic Rock WAXQ (Q104.3)/New York and Long Island’s iconic WBAB back in the day. Ms. Moran has been with the clust…

Latest Ratings

By Joe Nelson

San Diego (#17)
SUBSCRIBERFORMATMAY 18JUN 18JUL 18KXSN-FMAC4.95.76.2KSON-FMCountry6.16.35.9XHRM-FMRhythmic AC4.55.05.9KPBS-FMNews Talk Info.6.45.55.8KOGO-AMNews Talk Info.5.35.15.1KHTS-FMPop CHR4.54.74.8KLNV-FMMexican Regional4.13.74.7KGB-FM

Brett Winterble Renews with KFMB-AM

By Joe Nelson

PRESS RELEASE

BRETT WINTERBLE RENEWS WITH KFMB-AM

SAN DIEGO, CA – AM 760 KFMB announced today that Brett Winterble will continue hosting afternoon drive for the heritage news/talk outlet. Winterble originally joined KFMB-AM in 2012 as part of the Roger Hedgecock Show and began hosting afternoon drive in 2015.

“We are excited to continue our relationship with Brett! His ability to digest the daily news cycle and make it relevant for the San Diego community is unmatched and truly impressive!” said KFMB Director of Programming Dave Sniff. “Brett will play a key role in creating unique content, not only for KFMB-AM, but also for our various digital platforms”.

“I am thrilled to continue to work with America’s Finest News Talk Station in America’s Finest City,” Winterble said. “The next several years will see an amazing amount of change in our community, our country and world and I am excited to leverage all of our assets to bring our audience the most entertaining and inform…

DSC on KGB / New Lineup

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By Joe Nelson

I realize I am a couple days behind on this, due to my 'real job', this is the first chance I have had to sit at my computer.

Congratulations, DSC/KGB!

IHEARTMEDIA SAN DIEGO’S  KGB-FM ANNOUNCES RETURN OF “DSC” MORNING SHOW
San Diego, Calif. – August 3, 2018 – iHeartMedia San Diego’s KGB-FM, San Diego’s Classic Rock, announced today the return of the DSC show to the morning drive, effective Monday, August 6, 2018. The new DSC will include show members Dave Rickards, Cookie “Chainsaw” Randolph, Chris Boyer, Nina “Ruth 66” Reeba, Emily Maguire and Sarah Beebe, and will broadcast weekdays from 6 – 10 a.m. 

DSC combines news with a healthy dose of humor to create San Diego’s most dependably hilarious morning show. It has a long history with KGB-FM that began in 1990 when Dave Rickards moved to San Diego from Denver to team up with original co-hosts Shelly Dunn and Chainsaw for a show that was initially calledThe Dawn Patrol.  In 1994, the show moved to its sister station…