CBS RADIO today announced it has signed a multi-year contract renewal with Kevin Weatherly where he will continue to serve in his roles as Senior Vice President of Programming, CBS RADIO and Program Director of Los Angeles’ Rock KROQ 106.7 FM, top40 KAMP-97.1 FM, and AdultHits KCBS 93.1 JackFM – ensuring one of the most influential programmers in the industry remains with the Company for a number of years.
“Kevin’s influence and impact on the content development of our company, and particularly our LA music stations, over the last twenty five years is unmatched,” said Chris Oliviero, Executive Vice President, Programming. “We couldn’t be happier that he’ll continue on his journey with CBS RADIO as a key contributor to the ongoing evolution and growth of our programming platforms.”
“Kevin has proven time and time again that he is one of the leading authorities in music radio, not only in the Los Angeles market, but in the industry,” added Dan Kearney, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Los Angeles. “His strength and ability to build, cultivate, and evolve stations, like KROQ, KAMP and KCBS, is evidenced through the numerous awards and distinctions he has been honored with through the years. I am thrilled he will be with us for years to come.”
“I’m grateful to CBS RADIO for their support throughout the years and for letting me continue to do what I love doing,” said Weatherly. “I couldn’t think of anywhere else I would rather be – there is no better job. I am very fortunate to be able to work alongside some of the best talent in the industry.”
Solidifying his love for radio early on, Weatherly began his career at the age of 12 at KPIN in Casa Grande, Ariz. He worked as a disc jockey and Music Director at KZZP in Phoenix from 1983-87, later moving on to the Music Director role at KMEL in San Francisco, Calif. in 1987. After that, Weatherly became Music Director at KIIS in Los Angeles in 1988, before heading to San Diego in 1989 to serve as Assistant Program Director, and later Program Director of Q106. In 1992, he arrived at KROQ and has been with the station ever since, expanding his role within the Los Angeles market and at the corporate level.