Here is the official press release announcing the hiring of Kyle F. Gunther to 1320 KFAN. And no the picture is not his mug shot–or so we think!
For Immediate Release
Kyle Gunther joins 1320 KFAN as a Sports Talk Host
1320 KFAN is proud to announce a major free agent signing—Kyle Gunther will be joining the team as a sports talk host. Gunther spent the last four years hosting a successful and popular sports show on the old 1280 The Zone. Prior to being an on-air personality, Gunther played five years at The University of Utah where he was a captain and center on the offensive line. From 2003-2007, he was a part of the victorious Ute bowl teams including the BCS busting 2004 Fiesta Bowl program under Urban Meyer. He is married to his wife Red and is a proud owner of a cat.
Gunther on joining the 1320 KFAN team:
“I’m so grateful for the opportunity to work with someone as experienced as Kevin Graham and the rest of the 1320 team. I can’t wait to get back to what I do best which is fill people’s brains with sports entertainment on a daily basis!”
Program Director Kevin Graham on the signing:
“I can’t tell you how excited I am to have Kyle join the 1320 KFAN team. He is as talented as anyone in sports radio who has built quite the passionate following here in Utah and it’s understandable why. He provides great insight, is opinionated and a true entertainer. We expect he’ll do great things.”
The show Gunther will be hosting as well as the launch date will be announced soon.
Cumulus Media locally operates Country KUBL-FM (93.3), Adult Contemporary KBEE-FM (98.7), Utah’s New Alternative KENZ-FM (101.9), Rock KBER-FM (101.1) Z Rock KHTB-FM (94.9), The Big Talker KKAT-AM (860), 1230KJQS (1230AM), 1320KFAN (1320AM) The Sports Leader.
Cumulus is the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the United States with 570 stations in 120 U.S. cities and a fully-distributed network serving over 4,500 affiliates nationwide. Our radio and digital brands target numerous large and demographically-distinct audiences in each of these markets. Cumulus strives to create the next generation radio broadcasting enterprise based on great people and technological excellence that will provide high quality, local programming choices for listeners, targeted audiences with disposable income and buying preferences for its advertisers, challenging career environments for its employees, and value opportunities for its shareholders.