The move is effective April 27, 2015.
As Program Director Johnson will oversee all broadcast and digital operations of Miami’s new hip hop station.
He will join 103.5 The Beat from iHeartMedia Chicago, where he has been part of the programming team at Urban WGCI-FM for more than seven years. Johnson also mixes and hosts The Friday and Saturday Mixtape, that airs every Friday and Saturday night from 10 p. m. - 2 a.m.
“I’m excited to join the team at 103.5 The Beat! I’m extremely thankful to have had the opportunity to work with and learn from Matt Scarano, Tommy Austin, Derrick Brown and the whole team in Chicago,” said Johnson. “I’m looking forward to my future with iHeartMedia Miami under the guidance of Lonny Anger and Alex Tear.”
"We’ve locked in our next superstar Programmer with DJ 33 1/3! His extensive format knowledge, passion and experience made him our ideal candidate,” said Alex Tear, Senior Vice President of Programming, iHeartMedia Miami. “We’re excited for his launch, and look forward to moving The Beat Team to the next level of innovation and format dominance!”