Newsradio 102.9 KARN debuts new local programming


KARN_LogoCumulus and Newsradio 102.9 KARN Little Rock, Arkansas’ news, weather and traffic station, announced a new local programming lineup for mornings and afternoons. First News with Kevin Miller kicks off weekdays from 5:30am-9:00am, with traffic and weather every 10 minutes, local news updates every 15 minutes, local sports updates and daily commentaries from Mike Huckabee and Rush Limbaugh. Miller is a longtime market veteran taking over as permanent morning show host. A native of Little Rock, Miller has been a part of Little Rock’s most successful radio stations for more than 25 years, including B 98.5 and Alice 107.7.

Beginning Monday, 7/7, Doc Washburn hosts a new local show weekdays from 2:00pm-6:00pm, featuring his signature blend of news, commentary and entertainment for the ride home. Doc comes to KARN from WBT in Charlotte, NC. Prior to that he was a popular talk radio host in Southern markets including Savannah, Panama City, FL, and Fort Walton Beach, FL.

Said Adam Thomas, KARN PD: “Kevin and Doc bring passion, experience and a love of local radio to mornings and afternoons on Arkansas’ legendary news radio station.”


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