August 25, 2023

Audacy Taps Dave Styles as New Morning Show Host on BIG 94.5 in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ – August 25, 2023 –  Audacy announces the addition of Dave Styles as Morning Show Host on Big 94.5 (KOOL-FM) in Phoenix. Styles will be heard weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. PT beginning August 28. 

“We’re excited to welcome Dave to Big 94.5 and have him kick off our mornings each weekday,” said Dave Pugh, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Phoenix. “With his infectious energy, charisma and passion for delivering top-notch entertainment, we have no doubt he’ll thrive in this new role.”

“I’m really looking forward to connecting with listeners in the Valley, getting involved with the community and bringing my unique perspective to the mix of the 70s, 80s and 90s,” said Styles.

Styles currently serves as a fill-in host for Audacy’s K-Earth (KRTH-FM) in Los Angeles. He previously spent almost two decades with 102.7 KIIS-FM and 104.3 MYFM. Styles is in his 11th season as the in-stadium host for the Los Angeles Dodgers and recently served as the announcer for the “Wheel of Fortune Live!” tour, taking him to 52 cities in 99 days. He replaces J.D. Whitfield, who is moving to co-host “The Morning Mess” on the new mornings on sister station Live 101.5 (KALV-FM). 

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 X, Facebook and Instagram.  

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