PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 24, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., welcomes Dee Garcia as co-host of the morning show on 94.5 KOOL FM (KOOL-FM) in Phoenix. Dee joins Nicholaus “Niko” Petrou on “The Niko Show,” airing weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. MT.
“Dee is a very talented market veteran and we are happy to have her join the KOOL family,” said Dave Pugh, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Phoenix. “Her and Niko will combine to form a fresh show as their listeners get ready for their day ahead.”
“I am honored to join Niko on ‘The Niko Show’ on KOOL,” said Garcia. “Niko and Abe [Producer, 94.5 KOOL FM] are positive, fun and hardworking; they are exactly the kind of people that you want to share your mornings with. I’d like to give a special thanks to Dave Pugh and Tim Richards [Program Director, 94.5 KOOL FM] for believing in me. I’m looking forward to bringing a daily dose of energy and fun to The Valley.”
Prior to joining the station, Garcia served as an on-air personality for KMVA in Phoenix. She has held on-air roles for KKFR in Phoenix, WWKX in Providence, RI, KWYD in Boise, ID and KBFM in McAllen, TX. Garcia also serves as voice over talent for The Mix Group and has been heard on various radio stations throughout the country, including sister station Q100.5 (KXQQ-FM) in Las Vegas.
Listeners can tune in to 94.5 KOOL FM (KOOL-FM) in Phoenix on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
94.5 KOOL FM is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage, has over 300 stations and 3,000 podcasts. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).