Randi Rhodes returns to Green 960

Liberal talk show host Randi Rhodes has signed a deal with Clear Channel’s Premiere Radio Networks and her new national show will air on CC’s Green 960 (KKGN-AM). Yes, it’s the same Premiere Radio Networks that syndicates Rush Limbaugh. Rhodes was the highest rated host on Air America, but lost her job in April 2008 when she called Hillary Clinton a “whore” at a Green 960 event. Rhodes will do her show from CC’s studios in Rockville, Md., and it

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Newsom gets a national radio show

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, seen here clowning around with a microphone last year, will host a one-hour Saturday radio show for Air America starting in two weeks, the Examiner reports. (Actually Matier & Ross broke the story April 7, but the Ex now has the date he starts.) The liberal Air America network has 60 stations including Clear Channel’s “Green 960” KKGN-AM San Francisco and KSAC-AM 1240 Sacramento. Newsom’s show will air from noon to 1 Pacific. “It’s an

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Bob Agnew out as leader of KNEW, KKGN

Bob Agnew is among the dozen Clear Channel employees in San Francisco who will be leaving the company due to budget cuts, according to Radio Online and AllAccess.com. He was program director of conservative KNEW-AM 910 and liberal KKGN-AM 960. Before that he was program director of KNBR-AM 680 but was ousted along with host Larry Krueger after Krueger’s on-air comments about the Giants’ “brain-dead Caribbean hitters.” Also exiting is Mario Butzner, KKSF and KNEW production director. The names of

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The Quake 960 becomes Green 960

Clear Channel has changed the on-air identity of its liberal talk station in San Francisco from The Quake 960 (KQKE-AM) to Green 960 (KKGN-AM). Radio columnist Brad Kava writes: “The lineup of Stephanie Miller, Ed Schultz, Thom Hartmann, Rachel Maddow, Bill Press, Mike Malloy, Jon Elliot and Randi Rhodes is a liberal dream team, intelligent and entertaining. It is virtually tied in the ratings with conservative talker and sister station KNEW-AM (910), both down in the lower 20s for Bay

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