Audacy has announced the return of Kevin Weatherly to the company as SVP of Programming for Option 106.7 KROQ Pasadena/Los Angeles productive June 6.
Weatherly will also provide as a format Vice President for Alternate oversee choice format tactic and collaborate with artist, label and management partners. At KROQ, he will oversee the station’s written content system, talent, operations and branding.
Weatherly initially joined KROQ in 1992 and also programmed Range Hits “93.1 Jack-FM” KCBS-FM and CHR “97.1 Amp Radio” KAMP all through his tenure at the station until eventually resigning in March 2020 to turn out to be Head of North American Programming for Spotify. He also held corporate programming roles for CBS Radio and was SVP/Programming for Los Angeles less than each CBS and Entercom. Prior to joining KROQ in 1992, Weatherly served as Audio Director of KZZP Phoenix, KMEL San Francisco, and KIIS-FM Los Angeles and APD and PD of “Q106” KKLQ San Diego.
Alongside with the return of Weatherly, KROQ has returned to its former emblem pictured over.
Audacy has introduced the return of Kevin Weatherly as Senior Vice President of Programming for KROQ (KROQ-FM) in Los Angeles, powerful June 6. In this part, Weatherly will oversee KROQ’s information method, expertise, functions and branding. Weatherly will also provide as Structure Vice President for Audacy’s portfolio of different stations across the state. As Format Vice President, he will oversee alternative structure technique and collaborate with artist, label and management associates in building successful tunes initiatives and concert activities.
“We’re so excited to welcome Kevin back to KROQ to oversee the iconic brand he was instrumental in constructing,” said Jeff Federman, Regional President and Industry Supervisor, Audacy Southern California. “KROQ is a pillar in the SoCal community and not lots of individuals realize the bond in between this station and its lovers like Kevin. We glimpse forward to him returning and evolving the model even even more.”
“KROQ is a single of the most recognizable and legendary makes in all of radio,” stated Weatherly. “I’ve had the privilege of spending the majority of my job programming KROQ and I’m energized and ready for the upcoming chapter. We have a good deal of perform in advance of us to return KROQ to its rightful place in the hearts and minds of longtime listeners and partners, and I can not hold out to get commenced.”
Weatherly rejoins the company just after serving as the head of North American programming for Spotify. This marks Kevin’s second stint with KROQ, right after serving as the station’s plan director from 1992 to 2020. During that time, Weatherly served evolve KROQ into a single of the prime choice stations and radio models in the place. In addition, he assisted start Los Angeles sister station 93.1 Jack FM (KCBS-FM) in 2005. He also grew KROQ’s annual “Weenie Roast” and “Almost Acoustic Christmas” concerts into main events.