Cort Johnson Named APD/Morning Co-Host On 101.9 KINK

Alpha Media Portland announced today Cort Johnson has been named Assistant Program Director and Morning Co-Host on 101.9 KINK. Cort will join Sheila Hamilton weekday mornings 5:30a-10a.

Originally from Utah, Cort started his radio career on his high school radio station. After attending Brigham Young University, he went to work for Citadel Broadcasting and Triple A, KENZ as well as KBER and KBEE in Salt Lake City. He first worked in the promotions department and eventually moved over to programming, as Assistant Program Director and morning show host. Cort also worked as a fill in feature reporter on the local FOX and CBS affiliate television stations in Salt Lake City. After moving to Portland, Cort worked at KBFF and News/Talk FM NEWS 101 KXL as a reporter/anchor.

Alpha Media Executive VP of Programming, Scott Mahalick commented on the announcement, “Cort will be a great addition to the KINK family. He has an incomparable passion for the industry and his abilities on and off air will positively support and impact the direction in which the station is headed.”

Alpha Media’s Senior Vice-President and Market Manager, Milt McConnell, added, “I had the opportunity to work with Cort in Salt Lake and witnessed his ability to connect with the AAA audience there. He has proven to be one of the most dedicated talents and he is most deserving of this opportunity.”

“I am honored to be working at such a heritage and legendary station in Portland, Oregon. Thank you to Scott Mahalick, Milt McConnell and Bob Proffitt for the opportunity to be part of the Live and Local Alpha Media Team,” remarked Cort.