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Audacy Welcomes Drew Anderssen as Brand Manager of Newsradio 1080 KRLD in Dallas

DALLAS, TX – April 20, 2022 – Audacy welcomes Drew Anderssen as Brand Manager of Newsradio 1080 KRLD (KRLD-AM) and the Texas State Networks (TSN) in Dallas/Fort Worth. In this role, Anderssen will oversee content strategy, talent, operations and branding for the station and networks.

“We’re delighted to bring Drew aboard to lead KRLD and TSN,” said Brian Purdy, Regional President and Market Manager, Audacy Dallas/Fort Worth. “For over two decades, Drew has proven to be a winning brand leader across multiple formats, which we trust will serve him well as he takes the reins of DFW’s news and information brand.”

“I’m thrilled to join Audacy and work with the phenomenal team at KRLD and the Texas State Networks,” said Anderssen. “This was a tremendous opportunity to return to the city where I grew up and fell in love with radio, and work with such a prestigious brand and decorated team.  I’m grateful to Susan Larkin, Jeff Sottolano, Brian Purdy and Gavin Spittle and I can’t wait to hit the ground running in the Lone Star State.” 

For the last 24 years, Anderssen has worked in multiple formats and locations with Cox Media Group, most recently as news/talk/sports format leader and brand manager at 95.5 WSB in Atlanta, GA. He previously served as operations manager in Orlando, FL and Tulsa, OK. Other career stops include Beaumont and Wichita Falls, TX in various roles, including program director across multiple formats. 

Listeners can tune in to Newsradio 1080 KRLD (KRLD-AM) in Dallas on air, as well as nationwide on the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter and Facebook.

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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