Brian Michel to Program 98.5 KYGO for Bonneville Denver

April 30, 2019
Contact:  Bob Call, VP/Market Manager/Bonneville Denver
(303) 270-9289 / Email:  [email protected]

Denver, CO – 98.5 KYGO (KYGO-FM) announced today that Brian Michel has been appointed Program Director for 98.5 KYGO effective Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Michel joins 98.5 KYGO and the Bonneville Denver Media Group from iHeart Media where he was most recently Regional Senior Vice President of Programming responsible for the entire iHeart Atlanta region.  Prior to that, he held the position of Operations Manager for Simmons Media in Salt Lake City.  Brian has also programmed urban station KXUU-FM in Denver and held the position of VP of Programming in Fort Wayne.

“I couldn’t be happier having Brian lead our best in class radio station,” said Bonneville Denver VP/Market Manager Bob Call.  “Brian will bring a fresh competitive energy to KYGO after seven successful years handling day to day programming at Atlanta’s top-rated country station, 94.9 The Bull.  I am especially impressed with Brian’s success across a number of formats including overseeing WWPW Power 96.1 in Atlanta, plus the 76 stations in his region.”

“I am honored to be selected to not only lead this legendary radio station, but also work with a world class organization that emphasizes local media while doing so much good in the community,” said Michel. “A special thanks to Bob Call for believing in me and giving me this opportunity to return to the Mile High City.”


About Bonneville International Corporation

98.5 KYGO (KYGO-FM) is owned and operated by Bonneville International Corporation. Bonneville International is a legacy broadcaster dedicated to informing, entertaining and uplifting its audiences. Founded in 1964, Bonneville currently owns and operates 21 radio stations and one TV station. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Bonneville is a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, a for profit arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For more information about Bonneville International, please visit


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