Thursday, May 31, 2018

Boise Radio: Mike Kasper OUT At KCIX

Mike Kasper
Veteran Boise radio personality Mike Kasper is out at HotAC  KCIX Mix 106 FM as of Tuesday.

"It's official, my contract has been bought out ..." Kasper posted on Facebook. "I can't tell you how much I've enjoyed waking you up every morning for the past 15 years and 344 days."

According to to the Idaho Statesman, many Idahoans have fond memories of Kasper bantering with former co-host Kate McGwire. The duo entertained listeners for almost a decade and a half, starting at Magic 93.1 FM before settling in at Mix 106 as "Mike & Kate in the Morning."

McGwire changed careers in 2016, and Kasper was joined by a new on-air personality, Nicole Hanks. When Hanks exited in March, Kasper was left solo.

"It's been an amazing run," Kasper wrote, "and I'm so appreciative that you allowed me into your homes, cars and offices. For all the people, clients, co-workers and charities who've listened, called, shared, laughed, cried or been a part of the Mix morning show in any way .... thank you ... you helped to make this truly, the best job in the world."

Radio personality Jeff Connell is filling in for Kasper.  Townsqure Media's Mix 106 is slated to launch a new local morning show sometime in June.

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