Articles Tagged With ‘KVEC’




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Joe Bowman out as KVEC news anchor

KVEC morning news anchor Joe Bowman is being replaced when the AM radio station becomes part of American General Media (AGM) on July 1. Current owner El Dorado Broadcasters sold the News/Talk station to AGM last spring for $450,000. Bowman... (Continue reading)

El Dorado to sell KVEC to American General Media

KVEC news talk radio, the oldest radio station on the Central Coast, announced earlier today that El Dorado Broadcasters reached an agreement to sell KVEC to American General Media. Under broadcasting regulations, the public will now have 60 days to... (Continue reading)

Dick Mason departs KVEC radio

Morning news anchor Dick Mason stepped down from KVEC radio on Monday, a little more than three months after he began the position. Mason, a veteran Central Coast news broadcaster, was originally hired by El Dorado Broadcasters last January to... (Continue reading)

Troll spreads rumor of impending Congalton firing

By CCN Staff KVEC radio talk show host Dave Congalton batted down an online story published over the weekend suggesting he was about to be fired by El Dorado Broadcasters. “Can I go back to sleep now?” Congalton asked, when... (Continue reading)

Hill promotes wife during homeless debate

As community leaders decide how to best handle the recently displaced homeless population in Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is promoting his wife’s homeless nonprofit while denigrating other competing homeless services providers. The Board of Supervisors... (Continue reading)

Hill zeroes in on broadcaster Dick Mason

By DANIEL BLACKBURN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill apparently has selected his next target for his unique brand of vitriol: veteran radio newsman Dick Mason. Mason is set to take over the morning news assignment at KVEC/920 on... (Continue reading)

KVEC drops morning news team

El Dorado Broadcasters, owner of News/Talk 920 KVEC radio, announced in an email Monday morning plans to terminate the positions of both News Director King Harris and on-air producer Joe Bowman, effective Jan. 15. Harris has served as the host... (Continue reading)

Velie on KVEC tonight at 5 p.m.

With only 20 days left until former North County Developer Kelly Gearhart is sentenced for fraud, KVEC’s Dave Congalton and CalCoastNew’s Karen Velie will replay and discuss segments from a 2008 interview on the Dave Congalton show Tuesday at 5... (Continue reading)

KVEC producer getting kicked for soccer comments

By KAREN VELIE Comments made on a local radio talk show Thursday night have turned into a public chastising of producer and on-air sidekick Craig Hill. The incident took place during the 6 o’clock hour of “The Dave Congalton Show”... (Continue reading)

Hill campaign threatens radio station’s advertising and broadcast license

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Facebook page of “Jenny Herzog” described in this article disappeared on May 8, at 8:40 p.m., about seven hours after this posting.) By DANIEL BLACKBURN A mysterious, self-described volunteer for Supervisor Adam Hill’s reelection campaign has warned... (Continue reading)



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