SHREVEPORT, LA, September 20, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that Shreveport Hot AC radio station Q97.3/KQHN-FM has launched a new weekday programming lineup this week. Afternoon Drive Host Jay Michaels moves to Mornings on Q97.3 and airs from 6:00am-10:00am Monday through Friday. Rachel Ryan returns to the Q97.3 airwaves as new Afternoon Drive Host, airing from 2:00pm-7:00pm. Ryan previously hosted Middays on the station until December of last year. The new weekday schedule for the station is:
6:00am – 10:00am – Jay Michaels
10:00am – 2:00pm – Dallace Jade
2:00pm – 7:00pm – Rachel Ryan
7:00pm – Midnight – Adam Bomb
Tish Boden, Vice President and Market Manager, Cumulus Shreveport, said: “Team Cumulus Shreveport is looking forward to the success of the revamped lineup for Q97.3. Jay Michaels in the morning is a huge benefit because he will be live and local. The Q97.3 audience already loves Jay; he is the voice of the station. Also, having Rachel Ryan back with us doing afternoon drive is a big win for Team Cumulus Shreveport!”
Jay Michaels, Operations Manager, Cumulus Shreveport, and Program Director, Q97.3, remarked: “Our revamped lineup on Q97.3 allows us to have local, interactive and relatable content throughout the day. I’m excited to kick off the day with our listeners and lots of music and what I know will be Shreveport’s new favorite, “Carmen Calls on the :10’s” – and I’m so glad Rachel Ryan is coming back to handle Afternoon Drive!”
Rachel Ryan commented: “I love Shreveport! A feel-good city that welcomes you with a warm hug! Big thanks to Jay Michaels and Tish Boden for welcoming me back to the Q97.3 team! I’m ready to hit the ground running!”
For more information or to stream Q97.3, visit: https://www.q973radio.com/.
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