Bob Robbins, the perennially-behatted morning DJ who has ruled the Arkansas radio ratings from atop his throne at KSSN 96 since joining the station in 1979, will be moving to a new morning show with co-host Jennifer Trafford on Clear Channel sister station KMJX 105.1 The Wolf, Clear Channel Little Rock announced today.
The Wolf, with its classic country format, will likely be a good fit for Robbins
Way back in 2004, I wrote a profile of Robbins
for the Arkansas TImes
At the time, Bob (real name: Robert Spears) had been the number one DJ in Little Rock radio for an unheard of 20 years in a row, while remaining at the same radio station nearly his entire career - which is equally as unheard of in the nomadic world of modern radio.
won a Country Music Association
Award this year for best media market radio station of the year from the Country Music Association
, thanks in no small measure to Robbins
and co-host Trafford.
Read the full press release about Robbins'
move on the jump...
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Little Rock
Announces New Programming for KMJX 105.1 The Wolf and KSSN 96 FM
and Jennifer Trafford to Move to KMJX
and Jennifer Trafford will move to 105.1 The Wolf and The Bobby Bones Show will join KSSN 96 FM
, beginning January 2, 2014.
Robbins began his radio career in Little Rock in 1972 on KAAY-AM and joined KSSN 1979.
helped to build the KSSN
brand as a dominant station in the market and has been a champion for the local community - he
helped to start "The Toy Hill Weekend," one of the largest toy drives the in the U.S. that benefits the Marine Corps Reserves Toys For Tots campaign.
has also been recognized by the radio industry including a Country Music Association
Award for radio personality of the year and a Marconi Award as well as being inducted into the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame
"It's been a great 34 years helping to build one of America's leading radio stations and I've loved every minute of being on KSSN
," said Robbins
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