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KMOX News Reporter Kevin Killeen Departing

“Here at KMOX for 28 years, I’ve been rotating the same three neckties. I’m gonna have to really step up my game.”

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After 28 years, KMOX news reporter Kevin Killeen is departing the St. Louis news/talk station.

He is leaving the Audacy-owned station to join the St. Charles (MO) County Office of Communications as its Managing Director.

“Here at KMOX for 28 years, I’ve been rotating the same three neckties,” Killeen, widely known for his humor, joked during an appearance on Total Information AM. “I’m gonna have to really step up my game.”

Kevin Killeen continued by noting that he first fell in love with KMOX as youngster, and it became his dream to work at the venerable St. Louis station.

“I was really attracted to the wordplay,” he said. “What do you think makes good radio? The people who are on it, if they are the kind of people you would want to ride in your car with across Kansas, and just hear their voice. Like (Total Information AM co-host) Debbie Monterrey. Her voice in the morning, it’s so calm, you get up you think ‘I don’t want to get up’, but you hear a calm voice in the morning and you think ‘Alright, she got up. I can get up’.

“Good radio is also not just the personalities and the voices but they take you someplace that you wouldn’t get to yourself and it kind of takes you out of your world. And it broadens you. Then you have some knowledge of things through KMOX and radio that you wouldn’t have if you just listened to music all the time.”

The news of Killeen’s departure comes after the announcement that former KFMO Program Director and host Sean Malone was joining KMOX as a news reporter.

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Mark Kaye Launching New Podcast and Video Simulcast

Mark Kaye Saves the Republic will launch from the Republican National Convention next week in Milwaukee.

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Former nationally syndicated radio host Mark Kaye has announced a new podcast and video simulcast project that is set to debut on Monday, July 15th.

Mark Kaye Saves the Republic will launch from the Republican National Convention next week in Milwaukee.

It is the first project from the former radio host since he departed Cox Media Group as a nationally syndicated host in the 12-3 PM ET timeslot as the company’s replacement for Rush Limbaugh. His program originated from 104.5 WOKV in Jacksonville before he exited the post in February of this year. He was replaced on most stations by The Erick Erickson Show, which originates from sister station 95.5 WSB in Atlanta.

In addition to an audio podcast, the program will also feature a video simulcast on YouTube. Currently, Kaye has more than 33,000 subscribers on his channel.

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Megyn Kelly, David Webb Hosting SiriusXM Shows From Milwaukee During Republican National Convention

The Megyn Kelly Show — which airs on SiriusXM’s Triumph channel — will be live from Fiserv Forum on both Wednesday and Thursday next week for the convention.

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SiriusXM has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming Republican National Convention, which includes Megyn Kelly and David Webb being on-location in Milwaukee.

The Megyn Kelly Show — which airs on SiriusXM’s Triumph channel — will be live from Fiserv Forum on both Wednesday and Thursday next week for the convention.

Meanwhile, David Webb will take his program — heard on SiriusXM Patriot — to Milwaukee for the duration of the Republican National Convention. He has already secured interviews with former President Trump’s son Eric, and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS).

Additionally, Stacy Washington will anchor evening broadcasts for SiriusXM Patriot from the convention floor in Milwaukee.

Julie Mason will lead evening coverage for P.O.T.U.S. for the satellite broadcaster. She’ll host a special program at 8 PM ET on Monday with live interviews from Media Row. Steve Scully will provide coverage for the channel from its Washington D.C. studios.

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710 KNUS Host Randy Corporan Exits

He added that since announcing his exit, he has been contacted by “truly conservative outlets” to continue his program, but said he won’t begin a new show until after the 2024 election.

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After more than a decade, 710 KNUS weekend host Randy Corporan has hosted his last show for the Denver news/talk station.

According to the host, Salem Media Group informed him it would not be renewing his contract late last month.

Corporan told CompleteColorado.com that after the death of his wife in June of last year, he considered ending the show. However, he persisted, commuting an hour and a half one way to continue the show.

He added that since announcing his exit, he has been contacted by “truly conservative outlets” to continue his program, but said he won’t begin a new show until after the 2024 election.

“I want to get the start of my new life going and sort myself out,” he said. “And I want to take care of some personal problems that need to be dealt with.”

Randy Corporan is listed as one of the defendants — along with Salem Media Group, parent company to 710 KNUS — in a defamation lawsuit brought forth by Dominion Voting Systems over what the election machine company calls “false claims of fraud in the 2020 election.”

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