ENTERCOM ATLANTA WELCOMES JADE NOVAH AND JR AS MORNING SHOW CO-HOSTS FOR V-103
PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 4, 2019 – Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, welcomes Jade Novah and JR to V-103 (WVEE-FM) in Atlanta as co-hosts of the station’s morning show alongside current host Frank Ski. The move is part of the station’s strategic shift to a revamped morning show featuring music, lifestyle, comedy, entertainment, politics, sports and community information. Frank Ski, Jade Novah and JR will be on air weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET, effective January 22. In addition to their roles as co-hosts, Jade Novah and JR will create content for V-103’s digital platforms.
"With Frank Ski, an accomplished radio pro with an established presence in Atlanta, and the addition of Jade Novah and JR to the morning lineup, V-103 is set to expand its influence as Atlanta's Urban Leader,” said Rick Caffey, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Atlanta. “In addition to mornings on-air, the show will be an integral part of V-103's digital content initiative. We look forward to celebrating the city’s urban culture and to providing our listeners with fresh, engaging content on all the platforms we know they love.”
“I look forward to joining the team at V-103 and kicking off 2019 by hitting the ground running,” said Novah. “Atlanta is where I started my career as a solo artist and content creator and I’m excited to come back to the city to represent the voice of a free thinking generation."
Novah is a singer, songwriter, actress, and internet sensation having garnered over 55 million views for her covers, skits, and original music. Novah has performed background vocals for several artists including Rihanna, Eminem, Nicki Minaj and Lady Gaga. In 2018, Novah served as vocal producer and mentor on Fox’s music competition show, “The Four: Battle for Stardom,” and released her highly anticipated debut album, “All Blue,” which debuted at #2 on the iTunes R&B charts and has already amassed over 6 million streams.
“I’m honored for the opportunity to continue working with Entercom and to get to know the Atlanta community,” said JR. “I look forward to getting to know the city’s unique culture - from the arts to sports and everything in between.”
JR joins V-103 after most recently serving as on-air personality for sister station WFAN (WFAN-FM/AM) in New York. JR built “JRSportBrief” into the most popular sports blog on YouTube before transitioning to mainstream broadcast roles. He has held roles with NBC Nonstop TV, CNN Headline News and Bleacher Report.
Listeners can tune in to V-103 (WVEE-FM) in Atlanta on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook andInstagram.
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