Friday, February 28, 2020

Austin Radio: Rex Long Named PD At Top40 KHFI

Rex Long
iHeartMedia has announced Rex Long has been named Program Director for 96.7 KISS FM, Austin’s #1 Hit Music Station.

As Program Director for KHFI 96.7 KISS FM, Long will be responsible for overseeing the day- to-day operations of the station’s music, on-air personalities, programming, promotions and digital operations. He will report to Matt Martin, Region President for iHeartMedia Austin/San Antonio.

“Rex’s abundance of energy, his creative ideas to connect with listeners, combined with his strategic vison to be a fabric of Austin’s culture make Rex a perfect fit to continue building the KISS brand,” said Martin. “We are very excited to welcome Rex to ATX.”

Long joins the Austin market from iHeartMedia Salt Lake City. Prior to that he served as the Program Director for KKMG-FM in Colorado, Springs and Program Director for KCDD-FM, KHXS-FM and KTLT- FM in Abilene, Texas. He began his career in Canton, Texas as a morning show on-air personality for Canton Broadcasters.

“The energy and team at iHeartMedia Austin is one that I am beyond grateful to be a part of,” said Long. “Being able to come back home to Texas and work alongside this terrific team, ‘The Billy The Kidd Show’ and to help grow a heritage brand like KISS is my childhood dream. Thank you iHeartMedia for giving me the opportunity.”

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