If you take a minute and read my bio here, you'll see that I've been blessed with a wide variety of experiences in this industry. Over the past few years, I've been working on what to do in the next phase of my 30-plus year radio career. As it turns out, my bosses here at the radio ranch had been thinking the same.
They know about my love of radio shows, to be sure, but also my love of business and helping businesses succeed. In early March, we all got together to create a brand new and unique opportunity for me here.
I've moved into full-time sales for Cities 97 and our sibling station, KOOL 108 - while at the same time, I'll be hosting some fun and well known programs on Cities 97.
My move to sales is already in place, and I'm having a blast. Doing outreach to the community and businesses in the Twin Cities has always been a part of what I do, and now I can work more directly with business owners and decision makers to move their needles in a positive direction.
And now I'm your regular host for "Acoustic Sunrise" every Sunday morning here, and its companion evening show "Acoustic Sunset." Not to mention other specialty programs that will happen along the way - for example, our St. Pat's Day bash from Studio C which Brian Oake and I co-hosted.
Speaking of, my dear friend Brian Oake took over the reins of the Morning Show on April 16th. We've been friends and colleagues for more than 20-years, and you know from his time here on the afternoon program something I don't need to tell you: he's one of the most kind and talented radio hosts there is. And he's joined by another friend of mine - and one that will soon be yours - musician Keri Noble. She's a remarkable songwriter, singer and piano player, and her talents on the air match those that she's been bringing to music fans for years now.
Change is always a challenge. And when you embrace it, change can be an extremely positive thing. It's all good here. See you on Sundays!