Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Portland OR Radio: Tony Russell To Join KUPL Morning Show

Tony Russell
Alpha Media, Portland announced Tony Russell will join the morning show team at KUPL 98.7 FM The Bull weekdays from 5 a – 10 a. Tony’s first day on the air is Monday, March 20, 2017.

Russell began his extensive radio career in 1998. He spent ten years as co-host at KKWF 100.7 FM The Wolf in Seattle with Fitz In The Morning, exiting in October 2015. He also logged duty at WFLC Miami, KJYO Oklahoma City, and KPLX, KRBV and KVIL Dallas.

Alpha Media Executive VP of Programming, Scott Mahalick commented on the announcement, “Tony is a genuine Country fan, people person, and stellar talent. We are honored to have him join Alpha and the winning team on The Bull.”

“We are honored to have a talent like Tony join us at The Bull 98.7. He is country through and through, a very funny man and will be a great team member for McKenzie and Jake.” remarked Alpha Media Portland’s Senior Vice President, Market Manager, Lisa Decker.

98.7 The Bull Program Director MoJoe Roberts commented, “Tony’s passion for super-serving the community, line up with the core values of Alpha Media. He brings a wealth of experience, a great sense of humor and is no stranger to our audience. We’re thrilled to turn him loose with McKinzie & Jake in mornings. Look out, Portland!”

KUPL 98.7 FM (25 Kw) Red=Local Coverage Area
“This is without a doubt the greatest opportunity I’ve had in my broadcasting career. I am looking forward to working with Lisa Decker, and to once again be under the leadership of Radio Guru Scott Mahalick! I’m also excited about working with MoJoe Roberts & Danny Dwyer who I consider to be the best programming team in Country Radio today. Most importantly, I want to thank the very talented McKinzie Roth and Jake Byron for allowing me to join their team!” remarked Tony.

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