Thursday, December 12, 2019

D-C Radio: Dustin Matthews To Program WBIG, WWDC

Dustin Matthews
iHeartMedia has announced Dustin Matthews has been named Director of Rock Programming for Classic Rock WBIG BIG 100 and Alternative WWDC DC101 effective January 13, 2020.

As Director of Rock Programming for BIG 100 and DC101, Matthews will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day programing operations for the station’s music, on-air personalities, programming, promotions and digital operations. He will report to Jeff Kapugi, Region Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. and iHeartMedia Baltimore.

“Dustin is one of the most dynamic rock programmers in the country,” said Kapugi. “His programming expertise combined with his creativity and passion for our rock brands is unparalleled, and we look forward to welcoming him to Washington, D.C.”

Matthews joins the Washington, D.C. region from iHeartMedia Charlotte where he most recently served as program director and afternoon drive host for 106.5 The End. He also served as the director of Alternative Rock programming for iHeartMedia St. Louis. Throughout his career, Matthews has held several programming roles for various stations including ALT 104.9 in St. Louis, Missouri; ALT 106.3 in Des Moines, Iowa; WRXL-FM in Richmond, Virginia; and WFNX-FM in Boston, Massachusetts. He began his career at WIMZ-FM in Knoxville, Tennessee.

“The opportunity to join the Washington, D.C. programming team with a focus on both legendary rock brands BIG 100 and DC101 is a true honor and a dream come true,” said Matthews. “I’m looking forward to hit the ground running with ‘Elliot In The Morning’ and all of our on-air talent in D.C.”

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