iHeart San Diego, operator of eight local radio stations, has revamped its weekly talent show during morning and evening drive on KLSD-AM XTRA 1360, the sports talk station affiliated with Fox Sports Radio.
Rich Ohrnberger, a five-time NFL quarterback, including his final season with the Chargers in 2014, has moved from afternoon to morning to reunite with veteran talk show host Steve Hartman for “The Hartman and Rich-O Show” from 6 am to 9 am.
Previously, Hartman, who has worked at the San Diego radio station for three decades, and Ohrnberger hosted the station’s morning shows in 2019 and 2020. They currently host the national weekend show on Fox Radio. Sports. Ohrnberger is also a radio color analyst for San Diego State University football.
In addition, former producer and host Jim Russell joins Jon Schaeffer from 3 to 6 p.m. for “The Jon and Jim Show.” Russell and Schaeffer also host “The Wrap Up Show,” which follows San Diego Padres game broadcasts.
Schaffer’s extensive baseball knowledge comes from his 15 seasons as a minor league broadcaster. He is also the voice of San Diego State University sports, covering XTRA 1360’s pre-game, halftime and post-game broadcasts.
Russell previously served as host of the “Darren Smith Show” and worked for Padres Radio from 2016 to 2019.
“The Herd” with Colin Cowherd will continue to air from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by “The Darren Smith Show,” which remains in the middle of the day from noon to 3 p.m.
“This exciting new format serves the needs of sports fans in San Diego,” Melissa Forrest, iHeart San Diego market president, said in a statement. “In addition to providing the best sports talk, we will also continue to give our listeners access to the NFL, Padres, University of San Diego sports and all San Diego sports news.”
The Mightier 1090 Radio Station Becomes ESPN Affiliate
Southern California sports radio station XEPRS 1090-AM, The Mightier 1090, has announced that it has become an ESPN affiliate. The station will now be known as The Mightier 1090 ESPN Radio.
KLSD-AM XTRA 1360, operated by iHeart San Diego, previously aired several ESPN Radio programs over the past two years.
“This is a huge win for us,” said Bill Hagen, operator of Mightier 1090. “This is something we’ve been working on for a long time, and it’s very satisfying to finally see it come to fruition, right at the start of the season.” new year.”
1090 ESPN Radio will add two ESPN shows to its weekday lineup. The “Keyshawn, J-Will and Max Show,” featuring Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams and Max Kellerman, will be heard from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m., followed by Mike Greenberg from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Other ESPN programming also available on 1090-AM will include ESPN Radio’s game day broadcasts of the NFL, MLB and NBA game broadcasts, and MLB’s Sunday Night Baseball.
Scott McCarthy, vice president, ESPN Audio, said, “We are thrilled to have The Mightier 1090 ESPN Radio join our network in the great Southern California market and provide fans with our series of national morning. as the marquee live event schedule throughout the year.”
ESPN Radio, which launched on January 1, 1992, offers more than 9,000 hours of talk and events each year, reaching more than 32 million listeners each week at approximately 500 channels, including more than 400 full-time collaborators and being on top. 25 US markets.
Inseev Interactive Acquired by 3Q Digital of Chicago
Inseev Interactive, a San Diego-based SEO digital marketing agency, has been acquired by Chicago-based 3Q Digital.
The financial terms of the agreement and the employment status of Inseev employees were not disclosed. Inseev’s press release said that the company, which was founded in 2013, has more than 60 employees who manage about 100 customer accounts.
A statement from 3Q Digital said that their existing SEO team will immediately merge with Inseev. Additionally, Jimmy Page, Inseev founder and CEO, will join 3Q Digital in a founding role and Wesley Flippo, Inseev VP of SEO, will join 3Q Digital’s senior leadership team as senior VP.
The acquisition will add brands to 3Q Digital’s client roster, including Touch of Modern, Rothy’s and Layla Sleep. Madison Alley Global Ventures advised Inseev Interactive on the transaction.
“Inseev is honored to be part of a team with the talent, leadership, culture and history that 3Q Digital is so renowned for throughout the industry,” said Page. “We believe that Inseev is at the right time in our evolution to join forces with 3Q to create one of the world’s best SEO services. This acquisition gives us many great resources to bring the best SEO offerings to the next step quickly and effectively.”
“Inseev approaches SEO from a very interesting lens, they have a unique and flexible model that can scale up or down depending on what’s most important,” said Rob Murray, CEO of 3Q Digital . “Inseev’s team of professionals go beyond just technical space renovations. They work with clients to develop unique custom content, and their affiliate marketing solution is world class. We are very excited to start collaborating and sharing best practices. Both teams have a lot to learn from each other. “
San Diego PRSA Chapter Names 2022 Board
The San Diego-Imperial Counties American Public Relations Association has announced its 2022 board of directors. April Tellez Green, University of California San Diego, will serve as chapter president and Barbara Cosio Moreno, Office of State Senator Toni Atkins, she will be the president-elect.
Other members of the board of directors include: Ryan Hall, Caliber Corporate Advisers, as treasurer; Giovanna Castro, Republican Service, as secretary; Hope Reilly, Southwest Strategy, as president.
Board members include: Shannon Boffa, Southwest Strategy; Anne Buckley, University of California San Diego; Kim Coutts, civilian; Jamie Hampton, Communications; Kara Handley, United States Navy; Edgar Hopida, ACLU of San Diego & amp; Imperial Leagues; William Lopez, Alternative Strategies; Amanda Nelson, San Diego Housing Federation; Patricia Maxwell Robertson, Grossmont College; Rachel McGuire, RMG Communications; Jenny Mehlow, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance; Megan Pinna, Sharp Health; Arturo Garcia Sierra, Museum of Photography; Patrick Thelen, San Diego State University; Stephania Villar, consultant.
In addition, Julie Smith-Taylor, Taylor PR Strategies, will serve as the chapter’s ethics officer. Also on the board are four non-voting board members, including: Elena Gomez, University of San Diego; Elizabeth Espinoza, Imperial Valley College; Monica Gil dos Santos, Katz & Partners; Mariah Hugo, Katz & Friends.
The chapter, founded in 1959, is one of more than 100 chapters in the American Public Relations Association, the world’s largest association for public relations professionals.
Rick Griffin is a San Diego-based public relations consultant. His MarketInk column appears weekly on Mondays in the Times of San Diego.