Clear Channel Modern Rock 98.7 KYSR/Los Angeles has announced that Mike Kaplan has been named PD of the station, effective May 6. Kaplan will oversee all on-air and digital programming for 98.7.
Kaplan join CCM+E-Los Angeles from Entercom-Seattle, where he most recently served as PD at Modern Rock 107.7 The End KNDD and Triple A 103.7 The Mountain KMTT. At Entercom, Kaplan also previously served as a PD in Kansas City and New Orleans.
"The opportunity to join the biggest alternative rock station in the country is an honor and at the same time I'm psyched to join the No. 1 media company in the world," said Kaplan. "KYSR has a strong foundation and I'm looking forward to collaborating with the entire Clear Channel Los Angeles team to build upon the brandís success."
"People are what make this industry special Ė Mike is a great addition to Clear Channel Los Angelesí programming team. He has a unique skill to focus and connect stations with listeners," said Andrew Jeffries, VP of Programming, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Los Angeles. "Mike is a leader and brand builder who boasts an impressive success record in his alternative programming career. Iím thrilled to have him join our talented Los Angeles programming team."