Alpha Media Portland has announced Gene Sandbloom as its Operations Director and Program Director for 101.9 KINK FM effective October 1. Sandbloom will lead the content and programming teams for the company’s seven iconic Portland brands spanning the radio spectrum: FM 101 KXL (News/Talk), LIVE 95.5 (KBFF/Top 40), 98.7 THE BULL (KUPL/Country), 101.9 KINK FM (AAA), 750 THE GAME (KXTG/Sports), WE 102.9 (KWEE/Hip Hop) and Freedom 970 (KUFO/Conservative Talk).
Most recently, Sandbloom was Operations Manager at KROQ and 93.1 JACK FM/Los Angeles. Prior to his 25-year run at CBS Radio, he was A&R Director at MCA Records and Managing Editor of Network 40 Magazine.
Alpha Media Portland SVP/Market Manager, Lisa Decker commented, “We are thrilled to have Gene join us. His leadership, creativity, experience and can-do attitude is a perfect fit. He will add a new dynamic to our team.”
“Talk about a match made in heaven. I get to work for the world class KINK FM and one of the smartest radio groups in the most progressive city in the U.S. Thanks to Bob Proffitt, Lisa Decker and Phil Becker at Alpha Media for the fantastic opportunity,” stated Sandbloom.