Audacy Welcomes Jay Michaels as Assistant Brand Manager of Mix 96.5 and 95.7 The Spot in Houston

Michaels to Also Host Middays on Mix 96.5

HOUSTON, TX – May 11, 2023 –  Audacy welcomes Jay Michaels as assistant brand manager of Mix 96.5 (KHMX-FM) and 95.7 The Spot (KKHH-FM) in Houston. Michaels will also host middays on Mix 96.5.

“Jay’s experience, passion for programming and creativity in radio brand marketing stations make him a great fit for Audacy Houston,” said Melissa Chase, vice president of programming, Audacy Houston. “We are so excited to have him join our team!”

“From the first time I spoke to Melissa Chase and Sarah Frazier, I knew this is where I wanted to be,” said Michaels. “The culture and environment that they’ve built in Houston is amazing! KHMX is an iconic station and I’m still pinching myself that I’ll get to be part of. I’m so excited to join an innovative and audio-first company like Audacy.”

Michaels joins Audacy after spending the last 11 years with Cumulus Media, beginning at Cumulus Indianapolis programming WJJK and WRWM, and most recently as operations manager for the company’s five-station cluster in Shreveport, LA. Previously, he served as program director of KQHN and KRMD and morning show host on KQHN and stations in Providence, RI, Lexington, KY, Boise, ID and Cincinnati, OH. Other prior radio stops include Alpha Media Louisville and Midwest Communications in Terre Haute, IN and Evansville, IN.

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