Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Colorado Springs Radio: Rex Long Joins KKMG

Rex Long
Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed radio programming professional and on-air personality Rex Long as Program Director and On-Air Talent for KKMG 98.9 Magic FM in Colorado Springs, CO.

Long joins 98.9 Magic FM from Cumulus Media-Montgomery, AL, where he has been Program Director for the past seven years at CHR station Y-102 (WHHY-FM).

He was also Program Director for Cumulus CHR station KCDD-FM in Abilene, TX. Long started his radio career in Dallas, TX, as On-Air Talent and Program Producer at Kiss-FM (KHKS-FM).

The appointment is effective Monday, June 26, 2017.

Bobby Irwin, Operations Manager, Cumulus Media-Colorado Springs, said:  “There were dozens of remarkable candidates for the position, and Rex stood out as so positive and creative, with the leadership qualities that a station the size of Magic FM deserves.”

KKMG 98.9 FM (72 Kw) Red=Local Coverage
Long said: "For the longest time, I’ve wanted to be a part of 98.9 Magic FM. Thanks to Bobby Irwin, Scott Jones, Cat Thomas, Doug Hamand and Mike McVay, it's now a dream come true! I am humbled to be part of a team where we can all grow together and I look forward to building on this amazing brand in The Springs!”

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