Los Angeles, California | The station’s Program Director, Keith Cunningham made the announcement that former Kevin and Bean morning show host Kevin Ryder will be joining the KLOS staff.
In a statement, KLOS management said, “(95.5 KLOS-FM – Los Angeles)—Meruelo Media proudly announces that legendary co-host of “The Kevin & Bean Show” and National Association of Broadcasters and Radio Hall of Fame inductee, Kevin Ryder is joining the 95.5 KLOS team to host a new show, “Kevin & Sluggo,” which will air live each weekday from 3pm-7pm on Southern California’s Rock Station.
“We’re doubling-down on ‘live and local’ with one of the very best in our craft,” remarked Otto Padron, Meruelo Media President and CEO. “Bringing Kevin Ryder on-board was a no-brainer, as this is the type of bold and disruptive move that delivers compelling voices and relevant content to our very deserving listeners. We welcome Kevin and his legion of loyal fans to the KLOS Meruelo Media family!”
KLOS Program Director, Keith Cunningham commented, “Great talent and content are king. If we’re not providing both, we’ll become irrelevant. Kevin is laugh out loud funny, an A-List content creator, hall of famer, this market loves him, and adding him to the team and partnering him with Sluggo completes what I consider to be the most powerful and entertaining on-air lineup in all of Southern California.”
“The Kevin and Sluggo” show will launch this Thursday!