Benztown Inks Deal with KKGO-FM/Los Angeles | benztown.com

Benztown Inks Deal with KKGO-FM/Los Angeles

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014, LOS ANGELES, CA— Benztown, a global leader in radio imaging, voiceover, programming and jingles, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with KKGO-FM, Go Country 105, to provide comprehensive imaging and voiceover services to the iconic Los Angeles station. Under the terms of the agreement, KKGO-FM gets full access and market exclusive license to the Benztown Country Production/Imaging Library. KKGO will become the flagship station for the Benztown Country Production/Imaging Library, with all pre-produced shellable elements (sweepers, promos, brandings) in the library that reflect the station’s likeness and positioners. KKGO-FM will also regularly communicate with Benztown format captains to create shells pertaining specifically to KKGO-FM content, events, and promotions. Benztown will follow the station’s weekly adds for use in creating branded song intros. Benztown will also provide KKGO-FM with Custom Imaging Production from Benztown, with Imaging Voice Over from Neil Wilson and Commercial Voice Over from Benztown’s Commercial Voice Over Roster. KKGO-FM is currently run by Mt. Wilson DM Broadcasters, Inc., the only independently owned-and-operated FM radio station licensed to Los Angeles. Michael Levine, Station Manager/Marketing Director of Go Country 105 FM said: “We are excited to partner with Benztown in bringing world class production and imaging to our listeners.” Dave “Chachi” Denes, Benztown President said: “Saul Levine is a legend in our industry and we’re honored, privileged, lucky, thrilled, pumped, stoked and really really really happy to work him, Michael Levine, Kane Biscaya, Larry Morgan and the incredible Team at Go Country 105! To inaugurate this partnership we’re producing special imaging for the new Tim McGraw album release next Tuesday, that will air throughout the day.” For more information about Benztown and its products and services, visit www.benztown.com, or contact Masa Patterson at (818) 842-4600 and via email at mp@benztown.com. About Benztown Benztown is an international radio imaging, production library, programming, and voiceover services company with over 1,900 affiliations on six different continents. In August, 2014, Benztown was recognized for the second consecutive year by Inc. magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies, ranked at No. 596 on the exclusive Inc. 5000. With offices and studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality imaging workparts for 20 libraries across 13 formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports and JACK. Benztown’s industry-leading technology and proprietary web-based imaging solution, “Benztown Branding”, is used daily by nearly 1,200 broadcast radio stations and digital services worldwide. Benztown also provides custom voice-over and imaging services across all formats, including commercial voice-over and copywriting services. Benztown Radio Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hollywood Radio Networks, is an international media syndication company providing unique, first-rate programming and features to radio stations and media companies around the world, including Your Weekend with Jim Brickman, The Todd N Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Slow Jams with R Dub!, The Dr. Bruce Hensel Show, The Storm Report, The Old Farmers Almanac Report, Round Trip with Dave-O, and Flashback. For more information, visit www.benztown.com. (edit)