Audacy Taps Melissa Chase as Brand Manager of Mix 96.5 and 95.7 The Spot in Houston

PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 11, 2021 – Audacy announced Melissa Chase as Brand Manager of Mix 96.5 (KHMX-FM) and 95.7 The Spot (KKHH-FM) in Houston. In this role, Chase will oversee both stations’ full portfolios of broadcast, digital and live experience assets, effective July 1.

“Melissa’s breadth of experience launching and enhancing local radio brands makes her a perfect choice to take the helm of these two stations,” said Sarah Frazier, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Houston. “I am equally as excited about her expressed commitment to leveraging the power of our brands to play a role in our community. Connecting with our listeners is our number one priority, and I trust that our stations will be able to further grow its footprint in the Houston area under Melissa’s leadership.”

“I am beyond excited to join this incredible team,” said Chase. “Mix 96.5 is an amazing heritage station with passionate listeners and 95.7 The Spot has quickly grown into a major player in the market – both with extraordinarily talented personalities that I can’t wait to work with. Thank you so much to Sarah Frazier and Pat Paxton for the opportunity to join the Audacy Houston family.”

Chase joins Audacy after spending the last 12 years with SummitMedia in Richmond, VA as Operations Manager and Program Director, where she created and implemented strategies to improve and grow brands for six radio stations, as well as an on-air host. Prior to her time at SummitMedia, Chase was an Assistant Program Director and on-air personality for iHeartMedia, where she was heard on various stations in Richmond, New Haven, CT, Harrisonburg, VA, Miami, FL and Houston, TX. Other previous roles include production development for MTV Networks/Viacom and voiceover actor.

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