Cat Country 95.3 Welcomes On-Air Personalities

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

After the recent launch of the New Cat Country 95.3 on Jan. 2, Brewer Media welcomes the station’s new air staff.

The lineup includes local announcers throughout the day, starting with Rob Ryan kicking off mornings from 6-10am, Erica Taylor driving the mid-day from 10-3, Josh Weber hosting afternoons 3-7, and Longneck @ Nite, 7 p.m.-midnight.

Mr. Weber, who is also the program director, said, “We are excited to bring a fresh, younger approach with multiple ways to get in contact with us including our website, social media outlets, and of course through our studio lines (702-9111). The response so far has been overwhelming, and we couldn’t be more excited about the huge additions yet to come.”

Playing contemporary country, with hit artists like Rascal Flatts, Lady Antebellum, Eric Church, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, the station is also streaming online at catcountry953.com and on Facebook at facebook.com/catcountry953.

As a member of Chattanooga’s broadcast community for over 30 years, Brewer Media serves Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia with five radio formats, as well as a traffic network supported by 14 radio stations and three television stations.


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