DENVER – August 28, 2019 – iHeartMedia Denver announced today a new weekday program lineup for KOA 850 AM & 94.1 FM, The Voice of Colorado, effective Tuesday, September 3. The new lineup will feature 18 hours of daily live and local programming including the addition of the new afternoon show, “Big Al & JoJo” which will broadcast each weekday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
“Big Al & JoJo” will star legendary former football player, Alfred “Big Al” Williams, and co-host JoJo Turnbeaugh, a media veteran with over three-decades of on-air experience. The new show will focus on the Denver Broncos, University of Colorado Buffaloes and Colorado Rockies as well as feature top sports stories and headlines.
Big Al was a standout linebacker for the University of Colorado and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2010. He later went on to play in the NFL and retired with the Denver Broncos after his team received Super Bowl victories in 1997 and 1998. Most recently, Williams served as a top-rated radio sports talk personality in Denver for KKFN-FM.
“There’s no bigger voice and no bigger laugh in afternoon radio than Alfred Williams,” said Tim Hager, President of iHeartMedia Denver.“We are honored to welcome Big Al and his legions of fans to KOA 850 AM & 94.1 FM.Big Al joins an expanded live and local lineup that truly embodies KOA’s new slogan, ‘The Voice of Colorado.’”
New Weekday Program Lineup:
5am-9am Colorado’s Morning News with April Zesbaugh & Marty Lenz
9am-Noon Logan & Lewis with Dave Logan, Rick Lewis & Kathy Lee
Noon-3pm Mandy Connell
3pm-7pm Big Al & JoJo
7pm-11pm Broncos Country Tonight with Ryan Edwards & Benjamin Allbright
Additionally, late-night and overnight programming will include “Coast-to-Coast AM with George Noory” as well as “This Morning with Gordon Deal.”
As previously announced, “The Rush Limbaugh Show” has moved to Freedom 93.7 & AM 760, where it anchors a conservative talk radio line-up, including personalities such as Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Buck Sexton and Dave Ramsey as well as hourly updates from FOX News.
KOA 850 AM & 94.1 FM is the flagship station of the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies and the University of Colorado Football and Basketball and is in its 95th year of serving Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. In addition to 18 hours-a-day of live, local programming, KOA features local news and traffic updates every hour of every day. KOA 850 AM & 94.1 FM is available everywhere listeners are, on the devices they use most, via the iHeartRadio app.
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Denver market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio servicewith more than 2 billion app downloads and more than 130 million registered users.
About iHeartMedia Denver
iHeartMedia owns and operates KOA, KDFD, KHOW, KBCO, KBPI, KPTT, KRFX, KTCL, KWBL, The Denver Broncos Radio Network and The Colorado Rockies Radio Network and is part of iHeartMedia.iHeartMedia is the #1 audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month — and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S.The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 848 live broadcast stations; its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, smartphones, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher.iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base.iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.