Kansas City’s X105.1/KCJK-FM Brings Afentra To KC Alternative Fans Weekday Afternoons From 3pm-8pm
KANSAS CITY, MO– February 1, 2019 – CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it will launch The Afentra (Show) in Kansas City on Thursday, February 7th on X105.1/KCJK-FM. Airing weekdays from 3pm-8pm, Afentra will combine her legendary quick wit with her extensive Alternative music expertise and authentic connection to Kansas City’s Alternative fans and community. Afentra was previously on-air at Kansas City’s KRBZ “The Buzz” as the highly-rated morning show host of Afentra’s Big Fat Morning Buzz, a key component in the success of the station since 2003.
Mike McVay, Executive Vice President, Content & Programming, CUMULUS MEDIA and Westwood One, said: “The opportunity to bring Afentra to the Cumulus KC cluster was one we simply couldn’t pass up. A talent with her skills, experience and market heritage is a rare find. We are excited to have her join our team.”
Mike O’Reilly, Program Director, KCJK 105.1, added: “Sometimes in a lineup strategy you get lucky and make a big splash. Adding Afentra to X105. 1 is more along the lines of a tidal wave for Kansas City Alternative! Afternoons is the ideal daypart for The Afentra (Show) on X105.1, and for her next chapter of success.”
Afentra said: "X105.1 didnʼt just say they wanted me, they showed me. Iʼm not just talking monetarily. Wanting me, my thoughts and my experience - that speaks to my soul, matching their words with actions. I'm rested, excited, and ready to win!"
Donna Baker, Regional Vice President, Cumulus Midwest Region, added: "Afentra has the gift of observing life in a manner that is real, whether hilarious or poignant and sharing that in a way that truly connects. Combined with her passion for music, artists, and community, The Afentra (Show) ignites a new world of success for the audience and advertisers on KCJK, X105.1. “