97.9 THE BOX UNVEILS “GENERATION NEXT” FOR HOUSTON RADIO LISTENERS
HOUSTON, TX ““ Radio One Inc., KBXX-FM “˜97.9 THE BOX’ has announced the hiring of Devi Dev and Qui West as the next generation of on-air talent for Houston’s premiere hip-hop radio station.
Devi Dev (Mon-Sat 10a-3p) is no stranger to the entertainment world; the Los Angeles native served as On-Air Announcer, Music Director and Assistant Program Director at KDAY in Los Angeles, and her nationally syndicated entertainment segment “Dirt with Devi Dev.” Previously Devi served as an Executive Producer at Zombie Radio and On-Air Announcer for Sirius Satellite’s Starz 102.
Qui West (Mon-Sat 7p-12a) comes to Houston from iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Radio San Francisco where he has held various
on-air shifts including host of the Saturday Night Street Party on KYLD Wild 94.9. West mentors youth and will bring a high level of energy and creative talents to Houston’s airwaves. West holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from Menlo College.
“KBXX is very fortunate to have a well seasoned staff of successful radio veterans including the Madd Hatta Morning Show and G-Man and Chile in PM drive… We searched long and hard to find the best talent to make our team complete. Devi Dev sparkles and Qui West is high energy. Their passion, work ethic, talent and commitment to team will help ensure our success long into the future. I am proud to introduce KBXX’s “Generation Next” to Houston,” said KBXX Program Director Terri Thomas.
The “Generation Next” on-air line-up will be unveiled to Houston radio listeners on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010.