Saturday, April 16, 2016

D/FW Radio: Atom Smasher Replaces Chris Jagger At KDGE-FM

Chris Jagger is out at KDGE 102.1 FM  as The Edge announced Friday that long time Texan radio host Atom Smasher will take over mornings on 102.1 The Edge with The Atom Smasher Show, beginning Monday, May 2, 2016.

The Atom Smasher Show will feature host Atom Smasher weekday mornings on 102.1 The Edge from 6-10:00 a.m. Additional co-hosts will be announced soon.

“I’m so excited to have Atom join the EDGE team,” said Jay Shannon, Program Director for KDGE-FM. “Atom has a winning track record, including his time here in Dallas, and will be a big part of improving KDGE’s market position. He’s creative, extremely entertaining and has an exceptional work ethic. I look forward to seeing Atom’s “energy” on the station!”

“I’ve wanted to make the move to rock radio for some time,” said Smasher. “This opportunity is huge and I’m really ready to get going on the Edge and do what I love to do.”

“We are thrilled to add Atom to the Edge lineup,” says Patrick Davis, Senior Vice President of Programming. “This will be a big win for the loyal Edge fans and the Dallas / Ft. Worth metroplex!”

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Atom began his career in Baton Rouge and New Orleans before making the big jump to KRBE Houston in 1998 where he spent 8 years hosting nights, afternoons and eventually mornings. He then did a 2 year stint at KHKS Dallas, 5 years at WSTO Evansville, IN, and most recently 18 months at KHMX Houston.

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