Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Pittsburgh Radio: Mike Kasper Heads To WPGB As PD, PM Drive Host

Mike Kasper
iHeartMedia announced today that Mike Kasper has been named Program Director and Afternoon Drive Host for WPGB BIG 104.7 FM in Pittsburgh, effective October 11. Kasper will broadcast weekday afternoons from 3 – 7 p.m.

As Program Director, Kasper will be responsible for overseeing the programming, research, talent coaching and promotions strategy for the station. He will report to David Edgar, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Pittsburgh. In addition, as Afternoon Host, Kasper will entertain listeners with local lifestyle news and headlines, audience interaction, and country music’s top hits.

“Mike is the ideal person to lead the BIG 104.7 programming department,” said Edgar. “He will bring his creative lifestyle and promotional ideas to the station, as well as host a high energy, fun afternoon show for Pittsburgh.”

Kasper most recently severed as an afternoon host at WUSN-FM, in Chicago. He began his radio career in Youngstown, Ohio and has served in several on air and programming positions in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Richmond.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve as Program Director and Afternoon Drive Host for BIG 104.7,” said Kasper. “To be able to do it in the city that inspired me to get into radio as a kid makes it even more special. Huge thanks to iHeartMedia Pittsburgh for making it possible. Can’t wait to help create some fun, compelling radio for Pittsburgh!”

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