Friday, June 20, 2014

Little Rock Radio: N/T KARN Adds Miller, Washburn

Kevin Miller
Cumulus Media and Newsradio KARN 102.9 FM,  has announce KARN’s new local programming lineup for mornings and afternoons.

First News with Kevin Miller kicks off weekdays from 5:30am-9:00am. Miller is a longtime market veteran taking over as permanent morning show host. A native of Little Rock, Miller has been a part of Little Rock’s most successful radio stations for more than 25 years, including B 98.5 and Alice 107.7.

Beginning Monday, July 7, Doc Washburn hosts a new local show weekdays from 2:00pm-6:00pm, featuring his signature blend of news, commentary and entertainment for the ride home. Doc comes to KARN from WBT in Charlotte, NC. Prior to that he was a popular talk radio host in Southern markets including Savannah, Panama City, FL, and Fort Walton Beach, FL.

KARN 102.9 FM (50Kw) 60dBu Coverage
Doc Washburn
Adam Thomas, Program Director of Newsradio 102.9 KARN, said: “Kevin and Doc bring passion, experience and a love of local radio to mornings and afternoons on Arkansas’ legendary news radio station.”

Miller said: “There is so much history here and so many great broadcasters have worked to build KARN into the station it is. I know I’ve got some big shoes to fill, and I’m excited to get started.”

Washburn said: “I’m a Southern boy at heart and a recovering DJ who loves to talk. Arkansas is a great place to live, work and play and I can’t wait to join the Newsradio 102.9 KARN team!

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