Philadelphia, Pa. ““ April 30, 2012 ““ Philadelphia‘s Mix 106.1 (WISX-FM) announced today that Mario Lopez , popular television personality, producer, actor and best-selling author, will join the station during the afternoon drive weekdays from 3-7:00 p.m., effective immediately. Lopez will share his unique blend of entertainment stories, celebrity interviews and listener interaction on-air. The music-intensive program, mixed with the best music from the 90s, 2000s and today, will broadcast from The Grove in Los Angeles.
Lopez has his finger on the pulse of pop culture and entertainment. He is the host of the enormously popular, entertainment news show Extra and MTV/Warner Horizon Television’s hit, reality-competitionRandy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew. Lopez will entertain listeners with his unique connection, friendly and relatable interview style, engaging personality and infectious energy, all which have made him a sought-after, multi-media star.
“Mario’s fun and enthusiasm translates very well to radio! He’s really connected to pop culture and can’t wait to get on the air at Mix 106.1 in Philly,” said Brian Check, Program Director, Mix 106.1.
Mix 106.1’s former afternoon drive host, Jay Towers, will remain with the station as a weekend host and consultant.
Fans can listen to Mix 106.1 on the station’s website, mixphiladelphia.com as well as oniHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)’s best-in-class customizable digital listening experience, offering more than 850 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations, plus user-created Custom Stations which provide listeners more songs, better music intelligence, more user control and deeper social media integration, all combined in one free, fully-integrated service.