People: Dan Mason retires from News Talk 780 KOH/KKOH-AM

Dan Mason

Dan Mason

Cumulus Media announces longtime program director and on-air host for Reno’s News Talk 780 KOH/KKOH-AM, Dan Mason, has retired.

Twice named one of the best programmers in Radio-by-Radio Ink Magazine, Mason has led the news/talk radio station as program director for over 28 years.

Along the way, the station garnered two finalist nominations for the National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Awards. A career broadcaster, Mason has programmed in multiple formats, including rock and country.

In addition to his duties as program director for News Talk 789 KOH, he is host of The Dan Mason Show. He has also served as vice-chair of the Nevada Emergency Communication Committee that oversees the Emergency Alert System for the state of Nevada.

Mason started his radio career in 1974 at WLRC-FM in Whitehall. Prior to joining News Talk 780 KOH, he spent several years in country radio with on-air positions at WMUS-FM in Muskegon, as well as at Reno’s KBUL-FM and KHIT-FM.


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