iHeartMedia Makes Changes in Seattle and Fresno

New personnel on the West Coast
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IHeartMedia made several West Coast personnel announcements. Seattle’s KUBE(FM) has announced Zann will join the station as its afternoon drive on-air host, and Zach “Mayhem” Wellsandt will join the station as assistant PD and music director in addition to having new midday host responsibilities. Additionally, Greg Neft has been named PD for KALZ(FM) and KRZR(AM) in Fresno, Calif.

Zann will broadcast weekdays from 3–7 p.m. She joins KUBE from Dallas, where she most recently served as the midday host at Cumulus Media’s KLIF(FM). She has also served as an afternoon drive host in New York. She began her career as a morning show producer in Philadelphia.

Wellsandt joins iHeartMedia Seattle from iHeartMedia’s Central Texas region, where he most recently served as the director of CHR. His background includes PD roles in Austin, Texas; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Spokane, Wash., where he began his career.

iHeartMedia Seattle owns and operates KBKS(FM/HD2), KUBE(FM/HD2), KJR(AM/FM/HD2), KZOK(FM/HD2), KJAQ(FM/HD2/HD3), KFNQ(AM) and KHHO(AM).

As PD in Fresno, Greg Neft will be responsible for programming operations for KALZ and KRZR. He will report to iHeartMedia Fresno Senior Vice President of Programming Steve Weed.

Neft joins the market from St. George, Utah, where he most recently served as the corporate director of news content programming for Cherry Creek Media. He returns to Fresno after previously working there as an anchor and reporter. He also served as the morning news anchor for WOKV and an NFL reporter for Sirius XM Radio in Jacksonville, Fla.

iHeartMedia Fresno owns and operates KALZ, KBOS(FM), KCBL(AM), KRZR, KFBT(FM), KFSO(FM), KHGE(FM), KRDU(AM), and KSOF(FM).

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