102.9 KBLX is bringing Bay Area comedian and entertainer Mark Curry to the air from 6 am to 9 am as of Monday, October 12. Curry will be joined by veteran broadcasters Victor “Big Daddy” Zaragoza and Kimmie Taylor, both of whom have collectively been with KBLX for over 15 years.
“The KBLX audience has been asking for a live and local morning show and we’re giving them exactly that,” said Stacy Cunningham, 102.9 KBLX Program Director. “I’m so excited to have such great talent on the KBLX airwaves, and it’s an honor and privilege to put together a local morning show that will not only be engaging and entertaining, but will also be an integral part of our listeners’ daily lives.”
Mark Curry is a great addition to Entercom and the KBLX family. As a Bay Area native, Mark truly understands this unique and diverse media landscape”, said Steve DiNardo, Vice President, General Manager, Entercom San Francisco. “Mark’s compelling humor and mass appeal will resonate with KBLX listeners. This team’s passion for the community and their charisma are a winning combination.”
Curry, a prominent comedian who performs nationwide, is best known for his starring role on the ABC sitcom Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper. He has also served as a host of the syndicated series It’s Showtime at the Apollo.
“I’m so ready to take to the Bay Area airwaves. I’m bubbling with excitement to serve the listeners of this legendary radio station in the market where I was born and raised. How great is that?” said Curry. “We’re about to change the face of Bay Area radio forever. Get ready, ‘cause here we come!”
KBLX currently airs the syndicated “Steve Harvey Morning Show” until Saturday, October 3.
KBLX-FM is operated by Entercom Communications, which also operates San Francisco radio stations 96.5 KOIT Lite Rock Less Talk, 98.5/102.1 Classic Rock KFOX and 95.7 The GAME, the Bay Area’s only FM sports station.