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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

950 KPRC gets Chris Baker back, Walton and Johnson to 93.7 The Arrow KKRW

Clear Channel Houston has a big announcement with this press release:

KPRC-AM Announces Chris Baker to Follow Joe 'Pags' Pagliarulo Starting March 2nd

Houston, Texas , February 17, 2009 –Beginning Monday, March 2nd, Houstonians will get an ever better cup of 9-5-0 Radio Mojo when Chris Baker returns to the airwaves on his hometown station KPRC-AM announced Eddie Martiny, President and Market Manager for Clear Channel Radio Houston. The Chris Baker show will air live from 3-5pm daily, while award winning Joe 'Pags' Pagliarulo will move to mornings to host "your Morning Cup of Joe" from 6-9am.

"Chris has a lot of fans in Houston, and he's incredibly talented. We are excited to bring him back to Houston, back to the same station and time slot in which he began on-air over eight years ago," said Michael Berry, Operations Director for Clear Channel Radio Houston's AM stations. "With Walton & Johnson moving up the dial to the Arrow, 93.7 FM, the morning show slot opened on The 9-5-0. 'Pags' was the perfect choice for the mornings. If 'Pags' can appear on Fox News Channel, CNN, Headline News, CNBC and fill in for Glen Beck, we know he will be the perfect cup-of morning Joe for Houston." added Berry.

Joe 'Pags has been honored with multiple AP and broadcast association awards of excellence, and has been ranked among the most influential talk show hosts in America. Chris Baker is a stand-up comic who has been making Houstonians laugh for years, but he also makes them think. Houston loves his brand of talk and humor, and Clear Channel is looking forward to his listeners responding to his message.

The new KPRC-AM 9-5-0 Radio Mojo line up will be:

Morning Cup of Joe with Joe 'Pags' Pagliarulo 6-9am

Michael Garfield 9a-11a

Outlaw Dave 11a-1p

Dave Ramsey Show 1p-3p

The Chris Baker Show 3-5pm

The Michael Savage Show 5-8pm

KPRC-AM is the first radio station in Texas, originally broadcasting in 1925. KPRC-AM's legendary TalkRadio format transitioned to "guytalk" in July of 2007. With the exciting move of 'Pags' to the mornings and the addition of Baker and the station will retain the popular Radio Mojo format.

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