Louisville, KY — 97.5 WAMZ announced today that radio personality Corey Calhoun to host the afternoon drive, effective immediately. Corey Calhoun will host Monday through Saturday from 3-7:00 p.m.on 97.5 WAMZ.
Corey Calhoun replaces Coyote Calhoun, who announced his retirement. Corey graduated with a communications degree from Kennesaw State University and then started in radio. His radio career has included stops in Atlanta; Ithaca; Brunswick, Ga.; and Lexington, Ky. before landing at top-rated 97.5 WAMZ. WAMZ has been No. 1 in the market for much of its 35 year history and remains one of the most listened to radio stations in Kentuckiana.
“Corey has big shoes to fill, but we are thrilled to welcome him to the WAMZ staff and Louisville,” said Michael Jordan, Program Director, WAMZ. “Corey’s energy and enthusiasm is contagious, he is a great addition to the WAMZ team. We have big plans for the future for WAMZ.”
“What an amazing opportunity this is, I’m still pinching myself to make sure I’m not dreaming! To be a part of a station with such an impressive history and follow in the footsteps of a legend like Coyote, is what you work for your entire career,” said Calhoun. “Huge thanks to Michael Jordan, Kelly Carls and Bill Gentry for giving me this once in a lifetime opportunity.”
“Corey has an impressive programming resume that prepares him for this unique opportunity,” said Bill Gentry, Market President, iHeartMedia Louisville. “We are excited to have him on the WAMZ/iHeartMedia Louisvilleteam, and the launch of a new era.”