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Longtime Richmond DJs to reunite on new MIX 98.1

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Posted at 1:26 PM, Dec 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-18 13:51:53-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Richmonders will soon hear some familiar voices on local radio. Lite98 is going away and WTVR-FM will relaunch as MIX 98.1. When the new radio station debuts on  Monday, December 28, it will feature radio personalities who once worked at both Q94 and B103.

  • Jeff Wicker will host a new morning show from 5:30-9 a.m. He once hosted mornings on Q94.
  • Jackie Cunningham who previously hosted “Jackie and Bender” on 106.1 KISS FM in Seattle, will host weekdays from 9 a.m – noon. Jackie hosted mornings on the former B103 until 2000.
  • Kat Simons, will return to the station and host from 12 – 3 p.m.
  • Billy Surf, who once worked at Q94, will host an evening radio program

“I am thrilled to launch MIX 98.1 and am so fortunate to have assembled a team of talent that has so much Richmond history and popularity,” said A.J., Senior Vice President of Programming, iHeartMedia Richmond. “This new on-air team will instantly deliver over 35 combined years on the radio in Richmond. That’s huge!”

MIX 98.1 will play a mix of music from artists like Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Adele, Bruno Mars and Pink.