KOGO Revamps Afternoon Lineup

600 KOGO San DiegoiHeartMedia News/Talk 600 KOGO San Diego has revamped its afternoon lineup.

Mike Slater will move off the 5-8pm show he had been hosting with Mark Larson and move to the 3pm hour solo. Lou Penrose will move from 3-5pm to 4-6pm. Larson will now be paired with Leland Conway from 6-8pm.

Slater had joined KOGO in August 2022 from 760 KGB where had had hosted 9am-12pm and was originally paired with Penrose. Penrose himself joined KOGO in 2019 following a long run in PR for politicians. Leland Conway joined KOGO this spring after previously hosting 2-4pm at 630 KHOW Denver and previously having runs at WLAP Lexington, WHAS Louisville, and WRVA Richmond. Larson has been a longtime host, programmer and General Manager in San Diego dating back to the 1970s.

KOGO Program Director Mary Ayala stated, “I’m thrilled about our new afternoon lineup. It showcases some incredible local talent who are ready to tackle tough San Diego issues head-on in addition to providing listeners with insights and perspectives on national news and politics as we navigate this crucial election year.”

Penrose said, “I am excited about the announcement of this new contract with iHeartMedia and proud to be serving under a great San Diego leadership team. Onward and upward for Newsradio 600 KOGO and San Diego. Let’s GO!” Conway added, “We stand up for our community and its taxpayers, but we do it with a smile and a laugh. If you listen to Conway and Larson, you’ll come away informed and entertained, every time!”

This story first appeared on radioinsight.com