MIAMI – Aug. 18, 2014 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Miami is bringing legendary morning show host, DJ LAZ, back to South Florida on WFLC / HITS 97.3 beginning Aug. 25.
“I’m excited to welcome DJ Laz back to morning radio in Miami,” said Jill Strada, CMG Miami’s Director of Branding & Programming, “He’s a star with undeniable talent!”
CMG Miami’s VP and Market Manager, Rob Babin added, “We are excited that DJ Laz will be joining our HITS 97.3 team and look forward to launching a new local morning show custom built for South Florida!”
DJ Laz will be joined by co-host Kimmy, who comes over from WFLC’s sister station WEDR. “We have such great talent within our Cox stations, and I’m happy to be able to promote someone within the CMG Miami family.” Strada added. “Laz and Kimmy together are a superstar team.”
“Thanks to Jill Strada and CMG Miami for believing in me and giving me this opportunity to grow,” said Kimmy. “I can’t wait to get started with my new partner DJ Laz. Miami mornings will never be the same.”
DJ Laz spent 22 years in the market at WPOW and most recently was live coast-to-coast on SBS Broadcasting’s WRMA in Miami and KXOL in Los Angeles. He is also a platinum recording artist with hits such as “Move, Shake, Drop” and “Esa Morena” and was one of the first to discover and launch the career of national recording artist Pitbull.
“I’m so pumped to get back to doing what I love, in the city I love. Radio is about to get fun again!” added DJ Laz.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.