THIS JUST IN: Maxwell To WNCX

UPDATE 10/27/10 11:47 AM: WNCX’s full press release on the Maxwell hiring is below…

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CBS Radio Cleveland classic rocker WNCX/98.5 has just announced its pickup of a former personality at Clear Channel rock/talk WMMS/100.7.

WNCX is announcing the radio return of Maxwell, who occupied the WMMS afternoon slot for several years until not reaching contract renewal terms with Clear Channel.

Oak Tree replaced Maxwell with Alan Cox, whose mostly-talk afternoon drive show still airs on the station today.

The WNCX release notes that Maxwell starts November 1st, and will be joined by previous cast members “Stansbury” and “Chunk”.

We’ll add the release, in full, as soon as we can get it into text form…

UPDATE: And here is that release:

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THE MAXWELL SHOW RETURNS TO CLEVELAND AIRWAVES
“ Highly rated show to be featured during Morning Drive on WNCX in Cleveland”

CLEVELAND, OHIO – 98.5 WNCX…Cleveland’s Classic Rock today announced the return of “The Maxwell Show” to the Cleveland airwaves beginning Monday, November 1st . The popular show can be heard on-air air weekdays 5:30 to 10:00AM and streaming live on-line at http://www.wncx.com.

“The addition of the Maxwell Show to the WNCX line up gives us a proven winner to start Cleveland’s workdays,” commented Bill Louis, WNCX – Program Director.

The line-up features the return of host “Maxwell” a native Ohioan who came to Cleveland and launched “The Maxwell Show” in March 2004. With previous stints in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and Baltimore, Maxwell commonly refers to his career as “The AFC North Tour.”

Joining Maxwell is Stansbury, a Twinsburg native who for the last five years has brought balance to a man who truly needs it. Stansbury credits his minister father for screwing him up just the right amount to make for some serious entertainment.

Rounding out the team is Cleveland native Tiffany Peck aka “Chunk,” whose love of fast food ultimately decided her radio nickname. A hometown girl, Tiffany brings a unique woman’s perspective to the show.

WNCX, WKRK, WQAL and WDOK are owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 130 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation’s top 50 markets.

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One Response to THIS JUST IN: Maxwell To WNCX

  1. Westly S. says:

    Hell Yeah! Nearly a year later! I’ve missed this show so much. They better do podcasting because 5:30 is a little early. lol

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