KANSAS CITY, MO, November 3, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Jaye Powers as On-Air Host, Afternoon Drive, for Kansas City Rock radio station 105.1 The X, KCJK-FM. Powers can be heard on 105.1 The X weekday afternoons from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Previously hosting Afternoon Drive, Cassiday Proctor transfers to Cumulus Buffalo-Erie.
Powers joined Cumulus Kansas City in 2020. In addition to weekend host duties on 105.1 The X, he served as in-studio producer of sister-station 94.9 KCMO-FM’s top-ranked “Kelly and Mackenzie” morning show. Powers remains part of the sideline production team for Kansas City Chiefs home games.
Jim Fox, Operations Manager, Cumulus Kansas City, said: “Jaye’s excitement about radio and willingness to work tirelessly to pursue his dream is reminiscent of the passion that drove so many of us to this industry. If ever there was someone who truly earned a gig, it’s Jaye!”
Jagger, Program Director, KCJK-FM/KCHZ-FM, commented: “Jaye lives the Rock lifestyle and completely understands the brand and strategy behind 105.1 The X. He’s worked hard to develop into a strong on-air personality. I’m happy he’s officially joining us as a full-time member of our team.”
Jaye Powers remarked: “I’m thrilled to have this opportunity and contribute to our next steps growing the huge KC rock brand of 105.1 The X. Many thanks to Donna Baker, Jim Fox, and Jagger for the trust and consideration, also to Kelly Urich and Mackenzie Justice for letting me learn while being a part of record ratings on 94.9 KCMO.”
For more information or to stream 105.1 The X, visit: https://www.1051thexkc.com/.
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