Jul 11 2011

Great article in the LA Times today about some developments in the Los Angeles radio market.

Here’s the story

Sky Daniels hired hosts
1. Former KCRW-FM DJ and music director Nic Harcourt, whose new “Connections” show will run 3 to 6 p.m. Saturdays;

2. L.A. Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn, whose “Rock ‘n’ Roll Times with Robert Hilburn” will air at 6 p.m. Sundays;

3. Former Times staffer, Kevin Bronson, who will bring his “Buzz Bands” coverage of L.A. bands on the rise to the station from midnight to 1 a.m. Sundays.

4. Daniels himself will return to the airwaves July 18 as the station’s afternoon drive-time DJ 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays.

5. Jim Nelson will handle the morning drive slot from 6 to 10

6. Meishel Menachekanian will bridge the 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. show between Nelson and Daniels.

7. National Public Radio’s World Café program 7 to 9 weeknights.



Saturdays 8am – 11am (Pacific Time)

Jim Nelson

Jim Nelson has done many things in a music career that started in 1978 with his first college radio airshift. Since then, Nelson has worked behind the scenes at KLOS, KTWV and the old KWST in Los Angeles, and on the air at KCAL-FM San Bernardino.

The onetime managing editor and Triple A editor at radio publication The Album Network and editor at Triplearadio.com has also worked as a technical director of syndicated radio show Rockline, and writer and producer of national shows PowerCuts and In The Studio. Additionally, Nelson spent two decades as a freelance music writer with bylines in Paste, Performing Songwriter, RIP and Request.

On the air Jim plays the KCSN Music Mix of rock & roll, folk, singer-songwriter, Americana, classic rock, blues and R&B. Jim loves baseball, music and American history, and when he’s not at KCSN he runs A Taste Of Triple A, a music marketing company that he launched in 2004.

Send E–mail to: jim@kcsn.org

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