Delana Bennett Shifts Shifts
By Joe Nelson
iHeartMedia San Diego’s Star 94.1 FM Announces Delana Bennett as New Afternoon Drive Host
San Diego, Calif. – August 15, 2019 – Star 94.1 FM, San Diego’s More Music, More Variety Station, has named Delana Bennett as Afternoon Drive Host, effective September 3. Bennett will broadcast weekday afternoons from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. In addition to hosting afternoon drive, Bennett has also been named Assistant Program Director for Star 94.1 FM.
Bennett has been a familiar voice in San Diego for almost 20 years. She is known for her fun, outgoing personality and the ability to make people smile with her unique brand of humor. As afternoon drive host, Bennett will provide entertaining features that focus on celebrity gossip with “Delana’s Dish,” heartwarming and inspiring stories with “Good News,” and crazy headlines and happenings from the great state of Florida with “WTF: What The Florida.”
Bennett, who previously served as an on-air personality on “Jesse Lozano in the Morning” on Star 94.1 FM since 2012, was also an on-air personality on the “Jeff and Jer Showgram.” Prior to her tenure at Star 94.1 FM, she also co-hosted the “Greg & Delana Show” on XHRM-FM in San Diego. Originally from Florida, Bennett graduated from the University of Florida and began her career at WRUF-FM in Gainesville, Florida.
“No doubt with Delana’s brand and market equity, she will elevate the listening experience every afternoon for San Diego commuters,” said Joe Haze, Program Director for Star 94.1 FM and Channel 93.3. “Delana’s ability to connect with listeners and relate to Star 94.1 FM’s busy adult audience makes her an ideal host for afternoon drive.”
“What an incredible opportunity,” said Bennett. “I can’t wait to entertain San Diego on the way home and connect with our listeners. A special thank you to iHeartMedia for believing in me and Jesse Lozano and our morning crew for an incredible seven years together.”
Star 94.1 FM is the leading media outlet in the San Diego market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with more than 2 billion app downloads and more than 130 million registered users.
About iHeartMedia San Diego
iHeartMedia San Diego owns and operates KGB-FM, KHTS-FM, KIOZ-FM, KLSD-AM, KMYI-FM, KOGO-AM, KSSX-FM, and is part of iHeartMedia. iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including more than 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.