Entercom has named Scott Ellis as Program Director and midday host for Top 40 KNOU (NOW 96.3) /St. Louis, effective July 30. In addition, it has reached a new long-term agreement with current NOW 96.3 talent HaZe, who joined Entercom in 2015 and hosts afternoon drive from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT.
“Scott’s level of talent, strong leadership and passion for the format will help take NOW 96.3 to high levels of success,” said Becky Domyan, SVP/Market Manager, Entercom St. Louis. “HaZe has a solid work ethic and high energy that will allow him to continue to make a significant impact with St. Louis listeners.”
“I’m thrilled to join the NOW 96.3 team and dive into the St. Louis community,” added Ellis. “Working in this market has always been a dream for me and I can’t wait to get started.”
Prior to joining Entercom, Ellis was Program Director and on-air personality at KSPW in Springfield, MO. and also held various programming roles at KKLR and KJEZ in Poplar Bluff, M.O.
“Words can’t express how excited I am to have the opportunity to continue my radio journey with NOW 96.3 in St. Louis, a city I love and call home,” HaZe said.