iHeartMedia Seattle’s Sports Radio 950 KJR AM Announces the Debut of the New Chuck and Buck in the Morning Show and The Jason Puckett Show
Seattle, WA. – March 20, 2018 – iHeartMedia Seattle’s Sports Radio 950 KJR AM, Entertaining Sports Talk, announced today the debut of the new Chuck and Buck in the Morning show and The Jason Puckett Show, effective March 26. Chuck and Buck in the Morning will broadcast weekdays from 6 – 10 am and The Jason Puckett Show will broadcast weekdays from 10 am – 1 pm.
The Chuck & Puck midday show will become The Jason Puckett Show. Puckett has been with Sports Radio 950 KJR AM for 15 years in a variety of roles, and will remain cohost of the new midday show.
Chuck and Buck in the Morning will be hosted by Chuck Powell, who will move to mornings after co-hosting the station’s Chuck & Puck midday show for the last three years, and Bucky Jacobsen, local former MLB Seattle Mariners player who has contributed to the station for several years. Listeners will enjoy the balance and industry experience of a radio veteran and a former pro athlete on the show, which will feature storytelling, wit, and fun energy in the mornings.
Dick Fain, current host of Sports Radio 950 KJR’s morning show, will co-host the station’s new afternoon show with Dave “Softy” Mahler, weekdays from 3 – 7 pm.
“I couldn’t be more excited for this new era at Sports Radio 950 KJR,” said Rich Moore, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Seattle. “We just got bigger and stronger today. We added depth for compelling sports talk, knowledge, and aligned our strong personalities to be Seattle’s strongest local sports talk station.”
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