Premiere Networks has announced the launch of “Big D and Bubba’s Weekend Wake-Up.” Starting Saturday (4/14), the four-hour morning show will feature interviews with country stars, plus the hosts’ trademark skits and banter.
“’The Big D and Bubba Show’ is one of the best syndicated Country morning shows available and we’re excited to offer a Saturday morning extension of the program to affiliates,” stated Premiere Networks SVP Programming, Jennifer Leimgruber. “’Big D and Bubba’s Weekend Wake-Up’ is the perfect weekend companion to the duo’s hilarious, down-home Country, weekday radio program.”
The announcement follows the duo’s third CMA Award nomination for National Broadcast Personality of the Year in 2011. ‘The Big D and Bubba Show’ also debuted on the American Forces Radio Network in November 2011 and can now be heard overseas in 177 countries and all U.S. ships at sea.
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KAJA/San Antonio part-timer Bree has been hired on to handle the midday airshift and adds Music Director duties. Bree has been with the station 10 years, working in a number of capacities including promotion, programming and on air.
“This is a long time coming for Bree and I am beyond pumped she gets to add this important position to her responsibilities,” said Travis Moon, Program Director for KAJA. “All of us at KJ are extremely proud to work with her. She wears the format and KJ on her sleeve. She brings an energy and enthusiasm to our business that we just need more of. A warning to all record labels, artists and management. You will LOVE getting a chance to work with her. She will be a rock star for KJ!”
Bree officially begins her new job Monday (4/16). Congratulate her here.