Monday, May 7, 2018

NYC Radio: Mike Kaplan SVP/PD At Alternative WBMP

Entercom today announced Mike Kaplan as Senior Vice President, Programming and Program Director of WBMP ALT 92.3 FM in New York. In addition,  Christine Malovetz will join ALT 92.3 as midday host and will be on-air from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST weekdays, starting today.

Mike Kaplan
“We are thrilled to welcome Mike and Christine to ALT 92.3 and are looking forward to having their talent and drive propel the brand to new heights in New York,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom. “As we continue to engage with the passionate alternative music community in the city, we look forward to building out a top-notch team.”

Christine Malovetz
“I’m coming home – both personally and professionally,” said Mike. “I’m so happy to be working again with David Field, Pat Paxton, Weezie Kramer, and Susan Larkin as their leadership and scale in the Alternative world has jumped Entercom to the top.”

Kaplan joins Entercom from IHeartMedia, where he was Program Director for ALT 98.7 (KYSR-FM) in Los Angeles. Prior to programming in Los Angeles, Kaplan was Program Director for Entercom’s alternative station 107.7 The End (KNDD-FM) in Seattle and 96.5 The Buzz (KRBZ-FM) in Kansas City.

Christine Malovetz was most recently host of middays and Assistant Program Director for KNOU-FM in St. Louis. Prior to KNOU-FM, she was at Q101 in Chicago, Y100 in Philadelphia, and 99.9 The Buzz in Burlington, VT, where she was known as ‘Electra.’

WBMP 92.3 FM (6 Kw) Red=Local Coverage Area
“I’m thrilled and honored to be part of the talented team bringing alternative music back to the New York airwaves,” said Christine. “It is a dream come true to return to the east coast and to the format I grew up loving.”

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