Radio Host & Standup Comedian Jim Krenn Joins KDKA | Official Press Release
September 17, 2014
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Krenn to co-host an hour of the KDKA Morning News each Friday.

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Jim Krenn returns to radio | KDKA CBS Pittsburgh

September 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH –Jim Krenn, a popular Pittsburgh radio personality and comedian, will join and co-host the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway each Friday from 8-9 AM. Krenn will kick-off his weekly 8 AM Friday segment with a live appearance at the annual KDKA Spaghetti Breakfast happening this Friday (September 19th) from 5-9 AM at the Heinz Hall Garden Plaza in downtown Pittsburgh.

Krenn, who is a native Pittsburgher and previously spent 24 successful years on the air in Pittsburgh radio, is excited to join John and Larry on KDKA and share his unique and humorous insights with KDKA listeners each week. He currently stars in his own weekly podcast (Jim Krenn: No Restrictions), and does several standing-room only comedy performances each year in Pittsburgh, as well as other US cities. Krenn has performed with many nationally-known celebrities including; Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Dennis Miller, and Tim Allen.

“KDKA is delighted to have Jim Krenn on the station each Friday morning”, said Jim Graci, NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA Program Director, “It’s like adding another big bat to an all-star line-up, and will give KDKA listeners another reason to smile heading into the weekend”.

Jim Krenn added, “This is a great opportunity to re-connect with a lot of the radio listeners that I had the privilege of talking to for many years, and being heard via the iconic KDKA makes this even more special to me”.

NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA is owned and operated by CBS RADIO. Find KDKA at 1020 on the AM dial, on the HD-2 channel of KDKA-FM, online at and through mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices.

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Media Contacts:

Michael Young
Senior Vice President and Pittsburgh Market Manager, CBS Radio Pittsburgh
Phone: (412) 353-1401. Email:

Frank Murgia
Management, Talent Network, Inc.
Phone: (412) 264-4727. Email:

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Listen to the KDKA Radio Announcement:

Jim Krenn Returns to Radio | First Words on New KDKA Gig:

Kick Off Jim Krenn’s Return to Radio with KDKA’s 31st Annual Spaghetti Breakfast!:

Listen to the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway every weekday from 5 to 9 a.m. on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.

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