The Network Welcomes Back Fan Favorites Marconi, Jay Coffey, and Tony Scott and Brings In Lynn Briggs and More
NEW YORK, NY – February 28, 2018 – Westwood One, the largest radio network in the U.S., welcomes back three well-known on-air personalities to the network’s 24/7 Formats division — Marconi, Jay Coffey, and Tony Scott — plus welcomes veteran Lynn Briggs to the network roster.
Marconi, a rock legend in his own right, returns home to Westwood One’s Rock 2.0. Marconi also worked at WKQX/Chicago, KUFO/Portland, and KNDD/Seattle.
Jay Coffey is well-known for playing the hits in Los Angeles for over 28 years on KIQQ and on K-EARTH 101, where he became Music Director, Assistant Program Director, and eventually Program Director. Coffey also worked at KBSG/Seattle, KFRC/San Francisco, and MAX-FM/San Diego. Coffey is returning to Classic Hits, middays.
Tony Scott has worked for some of America’s biggest radio stations, including 95-5 KLOS, K-Earth 101, and 100.3 The Sound, all in Los Angeles. Scott also worked for over 25 years on Westwood One’s Classic Rock format, where he is returning as nighttime host.
Nevada Radio Hall of Fame veteran Lynn Briggs is taking on AC, afternoons. Briggs worked in many of the largest markets in the country as a program director, music director, and on-air personality – including WJLB/WMXD/WHYT in Detroit, KJLH/Los Angeles, WQHT/New York, KOAI/Dallas, KOAS/KDWN/Las Vegas, and KSBL/Santa Barbara.
Completing the new Westwood One 24/7 Formats division hires are: Classic Hits — Alan Craig, mornings; Bryan Jester, nights, and Joyce Jefferson, nights; Classic Rock — Whip, mornings and Maria Danza, middays; Hot AC-A – Chuck Clark, afternoons and Kairee Burnor, nights; Hot AC – Carson, nights; AC – Maria Miller, afternoons; AC-B – Brian Curry, nights; and Rock — Eddie Barella, middays.
“Hundreds of our affiliates, along with their listeners coast-to-coast, are hearing their old friends on radio once again, on a multitude of formats here at Westwood One,” commented Kirk Stirland, President of Programming. “Marconi, Jay, Tony and Lynn are deeply experienced radio pros, and I am very pleased to welcome them to the 24-Hour Format where they will bring great value to our customers.”
For more information on Westwood One’s 24/7 Formats, contact Pat Crocker at (720) 873-5170 or email@example.com.
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