Friday, May 4, 2018

Seattle Radio: Smokey Rivers To Program KSWD-FM

Smokey Rivers
Entercom has named Smokey Rivers as Program Director for KSWD 94.1 FM The Sound in Seattle, effective May 21.

Rivers, a seasoned programmer and brand leader, was previously Director of Operations and Program Director for KMXZ in Tucson.

“Smokey joins The Sound at a great time as we are already experiencing phenomenal growth with the station. Our on-air hosts John Fisher and Delilah are just getting started,” said Jack Hutchison, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Seattle. “We are thrilled and excited Smokey will be joining our talented team of Program Directors here in Seattle.”

“To program an Entercom station with John Fisher hosting mornings and Delilah hosting middays is a dream role for me,” said Rivers. “Thanks to Dave Richards, Jack Hutchison and Nikki Nite for inviting me to join their high-performing team. I’m looking forward to getting to know Puget Sound listeners.”

Prior to joining Entercom, Rivers was Vice President of Programming at iHeartMedia in Phoenix and Vice President, Adult Contemporary Stations for CBS Radio.

KSWD 94.1 FM (73 Kw) Red=Local Coverage Area
94.1 The Sound launched December 2017 to provide Seattle’s music fans with a unique mix of soft rock hits from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. The station features John Fisher in the morning and nationally recognized radio personality Delilah at midday.

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