Beasley Media Group announces veteran production and on-air talent Jim Kinney has retired from 102.9 WMGK-FM. His final day at the station was Friday May 12th.
Kinney, who has served as a commercial production assistant at the classic rock outlet as well as on-air fill-in, spent the past 39 years at the same station working in a variety of capacities. He was originally hired at “Magic” in 1984 by former Program Director Bob Craig. Prior, Jim programmed WWKS in Beaver Falls, PA; WTUE Dayton, OH; WYDD, Pittsburgh and WMAD in Madison, WI.
“Jim has been the ‘rock’ in Classic Rock 102.9MGK for 39 years,” said Beasley Media Group Vice President of Talent Development and WMGK/WMMR Program Director Bill Weston. “In every role, he has embodied professionalism, kindness and respect for all of us fortunate enough to work with him.”
Photo Caption: (L-R): Jim’s first PD Bob Craig, Jim Kinney, current PD Bill Weston