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Audacy Launches BIG 94.5 in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ – September 28, 2022 Audacy announced the launch of BIG 94.5 (KOOL-FM) in Phoenix. The classic hits station will continue to deliver favorites from Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Michael Jackson, Billy Idol, Depeche Mode and more. The station will also launch with a new weekday lineup beginning October 10.

“Since KOOL’s first broadcast over half a century ago, the station has provided “The Valley” with the very best the classic hits format has to offer and we’re thrilled to usher in this next chapter with BIG 94.5,” said Dave Pugh, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Phoenix. “BIG 94.5 will exceed the expectations of our current audience by bringing a more up-tempo delivery, and playing the “Big Hits” from the 70s, 80s and the 90s.” 

New lineup beginning October 10 is as follows.

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PT:  Lara Scott  
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PT:Niko  
7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. PT:Kaden

Listeners can tune in to BIG 94.5 (KOOL-FM) in Phoenix on air and nationwide on the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the station via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

David Heim
About Audacy

Audacy, Inc. is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc) and Threads (@AudacyCorp).

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