Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Charlotte Radio: Chris Kroeger Joins WFNZ

Chris Kroeger
CBS Radio/Charlotte Sports radio WFNZ 610 AM The Fan has announced Chris Kroeger as new host for “Prime Time with Chris Kroeger” during PM Drive.

“Like the Charlotte Hornets we too are bringing our legendary brand “Prime Time” back”, said Operations Manager/Program Director DJ Stout. “We’re excited for Chris to take on this opportunity. He is a top notch talent and we look forward to him bringing his fresh approach to “Prime Time.”

Kroeger brings a unique local perspective to WFNZ. Growing up and graduating in the Charlotte area, he studied broadcasting at Appalachian State where he covered the Mountaineers’ National Championship three-peat, the upset over Michigan and appeared weekly on WFNZ to talk App football. Kroeger has spent the last three years anchoring coverage of the Pac-12, SEC, ACC, AAC & Big East for IMG College, the nation’s premier collegiate media and marketing firm.

Kroeger replaces Marc James who joined CBS Radio Atlanta sports WZGC 92.9 FM The Game earlier this month.

Kroeger will rotate two different cohosts each day on “Prime Time with Chris Kroeger” including local and national writers, former athletes and team owners alongside the show’s other members The Q.C.B., Hitman, and Jayweezie.

Also new to the lineup this week is “The Call Up with Colin and Nate” weekdays 10:00am to 12n featuring on air/producer for the WFNZ Mac Attack Morning Show Colin Hoggard and Nate Conley Executive Producer of the WFNZ midday show “Bustin’ Loose” with Frank Garcia and Mark Yarbro.

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