ALPHA MEDIA Country KUPL (98.7 THE BULL)/PORTLAND adds CHUNKY to host the 98.7 THE BULL MORNING BULL RIDE weekdays 5-10a starting MAY 11th. Originally from NORTH CAROLINA, CHUNKY started his radio career in CHARLOTTE doing nights at WNKS (KISS 95.1). From there, he transitioned to mornings in BOISE and later had a successful run at nights in DETROIT at WKQI (CHANNEL 95-5). CHUNKY also has major market experience in NEW YORK CITY, SAN DIEGO and most recently hosted mornings at CBS Top 40 WRDW (WIRED 96.5)/PHILADELPHIA.
ALPHA MEDIA EVP/Programming SCOTT MAHALICK commented, “CHUNKY is a funny, entertaining, witty talent with a passion for country music who loves everything the NORTHWEST has to offer. His energy and charismatic personality is a formula for success and we can’t wait to see him take the bull by the horns.”
“I want to thank everyone who has ever been instrumental in my radio career and who has helped me get to where I’m at today! I am really looking forward to being under the ALPHA MEDIA umbrella. I love the mission of this company and the drive and willingness they have to win! This is real radio at its grassroots finest! 98.7 THE BULL is a legendary country signal that is revered in PORTLAND and I’m excited to bring my style of morning radio here and make everyone’s mornings a little more fun! Thanks to SCOTT MAHALICK, PHIL BECKER and all the good people at ALPHA that made this happen! And thanks again to every single PD, GM and exec that has ever hired me in the past!” remarked CHUNKY.