Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Tucson has named Chris P as PD of CHR KRQQ (93.7 KRQ) and Hot AC KMIY (My 92.9), effective immediately. He will oversee all programming operations for CCM+E-Tucson's Hot AC and CHR stations.
A Tucson native, Chris grew up listening to 93.7 KRQ and at age 18 started his radio career as an intern in the Promotions Department at KRQ. He quickly moved in-studio, shadowing KRQ’s evening personality and in 2001, Chris became a weekend on-air host. In 2003 KRQ, named him evening host and Music Director. In 2008, Chris became KRQ’s afternoon host and added APD duties. By 2010 he also began hosting on-air at KZZP/Phoenix and can now also be heard on KPLV/Las Vegas.
"Chris has demonstrated creativity and proven success in connecting with listeners in Tucson," said Glynn Alan, Regional Market Manager, CCM+E. "We know Chris is ready to take on programming responsibilities for us on this legendary brand as well as driving KMIY to new heights."
"It's exciting to be programming stations in the city you grew up in and one of the stations you grew up listening to, plus with such great personalities," said Chris. "I learned a lot working under great programmers like Tim Richards and Chris Pickett, and I am ready to continue the great success these stations have had."