Naples, Florida (10/23/18): Beasley Media Group, LLC., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Kenny J has been named as the Program Director of WZFX-FM. In addition, he will assume Brand Manager duties for WUKS-FM and WZFX-FM, Beasley Media Group Fayetteville’s Urban stations. The radio veteran officially began his new position on Monday, October 15, 2018.
Kenny J most recently served as the Program Director at KMJK-FM in Kansas City, Missouri. Previously, he worked in a variety of capacities, including as an outside Programming Consultant for ABC Radio, Urban Vice President of Programming at KWBT-FM in Waco, Texas and Assistant Program Director/Music Director at KSOC-FM in Dallas.
In addition, Kenny J did stints in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Indianapolis, Indiana, West Palm Beach Florida and Greensboro, North Carolina. He has also served as a Radio/TV instructor and former TV talk show host.
I’m so excited to have Kenny J on the Beasley Fayetteville team,” said Vice President and Market Manager Erika Beasley. “We welcome his expertise and knowledge in programming both formats in large and small markets. Kenny’s ability to coach and grow on-air personalities really set him apart for this position. We look forward to having his energy and positive attitude in our building and continuing to lead are brands to success!”
“I’m extremely grateful, humbled and excited to have this opportunity to lead in Fayetteville,” said Kenny J. “I would like to thank Erika Beasley, Randy Bliss, Justin Chase, John Candelaria and the entire Beasley Group for their confidence and support.”
“Beasley is committed to finding the best talent and programmers in our markets and Kenny J is clearly one of the best,” said Executive Vice Programming Justin Chase. “We feel confident in his ability to elevate the already amazing Urban brands in Fayetteville.”
“I couldn’t be more excited for Kenny J to join our team,” said Operations Manager Randy Bliss. “He has the skill set to take both Foxy 99 and Old School 107.7 to the next level.”