‘Ugly’ Ed Joins Crain Media’s Radio Operations

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Crain Media has announced the appointment of “Ugly” Ed Johnson as Program Director of radio station KHTE, K-Hits 96.5 FM.

Johnson is a Little Rock radio veteran, having served 12 years as an on-air personality, Music Director and Assistant Program Director at KLAL in Little Rock. His radio background prior to Little Rock includes Jonesboro.

“We’re very excited to have Ed joining the leadership team at Crain Media”, said Neal Gladner, Crain Media Vice President/General Manager. “We know having someone with Ed’s market knowledge and audience following is a big step forward for KHITS, along with his contacts in both the radio and music industry”.

Johnson will begin his duties on Tuesday, November 29th. Part of those duties will include hosting the morning show. “Ed is no stranger to the Little Rock radio audience, and we know many people will be happy to hear him on-air again”, added Gladner.

“I look forward to this opportunity with Crain Media”, said Johnson. “I love radio and Arkansas, and I’m excited about the chance to continue to connect with the Top 40 audience. I have years invested in developing that audience, and I’m looking forward to talking to my listeners on KHITS.”