Clear Channel Boston has named Kahleil "Maverik" Blair as its new afternoon drive host(2pm-7pm) on WJMN/Jamn 94-5 effective immediately. He has been with Jamn since he started as an intern on Ramiro and Pebbles Show in 2004. As mentioned in last week's update(BRW 8/9), he replaces Bobby Blaze.
Here's the official press release from Clear Channel Boston on Maverik taking over afternoon drive at Jamn :
JAM’N 94.5 NAMES MAVERIK NEW AFTERNOON DRIVE HOST
Boston, Mass. – August 12, 2013 –WJMN-FM JAM’N 94.5 announced today that Maverik has been named its new afternoon drive host of, effective immediately.
Maverik joined JAM’ 94.5FM in 2004 as a fill in on-air personality on and quickly became a marquee name hosting every air shift imaginable. He started his career as an intern with JAM’N morning show host Ramiro while majoring in Communications at Boston College. Along the way, he became a highly sought after rapper performing at events all over New England and opened for some of the biggest names in entertainment including Lil Wayne, Shaggy, Beenie Man and more. Maverik is extremely philanthropic in the Boston area serving The Jackie Robinson Foundation Alumni Association, Chung Changing Lives, Floating Foundation and a perennial supporter of the Boston’s Walk for Hunger.
“Maverick has been a rising star on the JAM'N team for a while now and I am thrilled to have him on every afternoon!” said Dylan Sprague, Vice President of Programming, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Boston. “Mav has been a secret weapon for us in the streets and his relentless work in the community and positive energy will no doubt carry over into his radio show.”
“I'd like to thank everyone who has believed in me and anyone who ever gave me a chance. I can't wait to show everyone what great things we're doing in the city of Boston,” said Maverick. “For someone like me who grew up listening to JAM'N this is the realization of a childhood dream. I look forward to building on a tradition of radio excellence."
Fans can listen to JAMN 94.5 on the station’s website, www.jamn945.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel’s best-in-class customizable digital listening service, that delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Boston:
Clear Channel Boston owns and operates WXKS-FM, WXKS-AM, WKOX-AM, WJMN-FM,WEDX-FMand is part of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. With 243 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 markets through 840 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems. iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with 210 million downloads; it reached 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at clearchannel.com, clearchanneloutdoor.com and ccmediaholdings.com.
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