PYX 106 HOLDS 5th ANNUAL VETS ROCK BROADCAST ON VETERANS DAY TO HONOR OUR SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN
Albany, NY – November 10, 2017 – PYX 106, Albany’s Only Classic Rock Station, announced today the 5th annual Vets Rock broadcast featuring 11 local military service men and women – including a husband and wife team.
For three weeks in October, PYX 106 personalities encouraged local veterans to visit PYX106.com and submit to guest DJ on the station. The selected veterans will host the station’s programming and conversation topics for the day. In addition, PYX 106 will feature the Vets Rock Podcast on iHeartRadio, giving Vet DJs an additional platform to be heard on this year.
“It’s an honor to have special guest Vet DJs on the air each Veterans Day” said John Cooper, Program Director for PYX 106. “We air some incredible stories from those who service our country. The veterans are excited to have their stories on the iHeartRadio app as well, which gives their family, friends, and peers they served with, an opportunity to hear them wherever they may be across the world!”
The veterans were selected to DJ their own hour-long broadcast sharing stories of Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and other personal military experiences. Vets Rock will kick off with a special segment on the Quinn & Cantara Morning Show on Friday, November 10 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., and will continue from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Veterans Day – Saturday, November 11, 2017.
PYX 106 is the leading media outlet in the Albany market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast station; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, the leading all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with more than 1.4 billion app downloads and 100 million registered users.
About iHeartMedia Albany:
iHeartMedia Albany owns and operates WPYX, WRVE, WGY AM & FM, WTRY, WKKF, WRVE-HD2, WOFX and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 122 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over 1.4 billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 100 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service.
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