Wine Down Media will flip Talk/Sports 1440 KVON/96.9 K245DK Napa CA to an undisclosed Spanish language format on Monday, January 3.
KVON currently features blocks of local shows mixed with Fox Sports Radio programming. A Spanish Talk show hosted by Nicolas de Luna currently airs in afternoons from 3-7 on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays as well as Sunday mornings. de Luna and current AAA “99.3 The Vine” KVYN St. Helena morning host Gabriela Fernandez will be heard on the new format.
Some elements from KVON will move over to KVYN. A “reinvented” version of KVON’s “Wine Country Live” morning show hosted by Barry Martin will take over mornings on The Vine. Station alum Jamie Miller will return to contribute features to the show, which is described as “a variety show covering community stories, trending topics, and features”.
KVON sportscaster Ira Smith will also shift to KVYN for daily sports reports and local high school play-by-play on Fridays.
Lance Venta, RadioInsight (2021-12-14)