ALPHA MEDIA Top 40 Rhythmic KWEE — formerly KWLZ — (WE 96-3)/PORTLAND has named CHRIS “LUCKY THE DJ” STEWART PD. Previously, STEWART was PD/afternoons at ALPHA MEDIA sister Rhythmic AC WNGY and OM of Country WXCL/PEORIA, where he raised awareness for child abuse by breaking the world record for longest tag-team radio broadcast and running 102 miles in 102 hours.
“It has been years since an authentic, unique, and original hip-hop station has been in such a large market,” ALPHA MEDIA VP/Programming PHIL BECKER said. “Much like the station, CHRIS is an authentic, unique, and original programmer. WE are ‘Lucky’ to promote him from within the nation’s fastest growing MEDIA company.”
“CHRIS is in tune with the WE brand and we are excited about having him be the driver of this important component to our cluster,” ALPHA MEDIA/PORTLAND SVP/Market Manager MILT MCCONNELL said. “His format knowledge and passion is a welcomed addition to our programming brain trust.”
“I’m unbelievably excited and humbled for this opportunity to work with and learn from the absolute best minds in the industry,” STEWART said. “ALPHA MEDIA continues to provide incredible opportunities for their employees to grow. Thanks to SVP/Market Manager MILT MCCONNELL and VP/Programming PHIL BECKER for the opportunity to program this exciting new brand. I have no doubt, WE will do exciting things.”