Audacy Welcomes JR Ammons as Operations Manager in Kansas City Market
PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 24, 2022 – Audacy welcomes JR Ammons as Operations Manager of 98.9 The Rock (KQRC-FM), ALT 96.5 (KRBZ-FM), 106.5 The Wolf (WDAF-FM) and 99.7 The Point (KZPT-FM) in Kansas City, effective February 1. Ammons will also serve as Brand Manager of 106.5 The Wolf and 99.7 The Point, overseeing the content strategy, talent, operations and branding for the stations.
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome JR back to Audacy to lead our collection of music brands here in Kansas City,” said Roxanne Marati, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Kansas City. “His extensive background operating multiple stations will position him for success, and we look forward to working alongside him in this next chapter of his career.”
“I’m so thankful for the 11 years I’ve spent in Indianapolis; we’ve had so much fun, made so many lifelong friends and had so much success,” said Ammons. “But the opportunity to come back to Audacy and work with Roxanne was simply too good to pass up. I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of the team she’s building in Kansas City.”
A 30-year industry veteran, Ammons joins Audacy after spending the last 11 years as Operations Manager for WZPL-FM, WNTR-FM and WXNT-AM in Indianapolis. He also has prior programming stops at Atlanta sister station Star 94 (WSTR-FM), WAPE-FM in Jacksonville, FL, and KMXV-FM in Kansas City.
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