Zann Takes The Programming Reins Of KHFI & KXXM

Zann Fredlund Hits 106.1 96.1 Now KXXM 96.7 Kiss-FM San Antonio KHFI AustiniHeartMedia CHR “Hits 106.1” KBKS Seattle APD/afternoon host Zann Fredlund is moving to Texas as Program Director of CHRs “Now 96.1” KXXM San Antonio and “96.7 Kiss-FM” KHFI Austin.

Fredlund joined KBKS as afternoon host in 2018. She has previously hosted middays at Cumulus CHR “Hot 93.3” KLIF-FM Dallas and Westwood One’s Hot AC and Hits Now formats, nights and afternoons at CHR “92.3 Now” WNOW-FM New York, and was morning show producer/co-host at “Wired 96.5” WRDW-FM Philadelphia.

Zann takes the KXXM programming duties that had been vacant since the passing of Russell Rush in October 2022. KHFI has not had a locally based PD since December 2020.

iHeartMedia announced today that Zann Fredlund has been named Program Director for the San Antonio and Austin, TX market, effective immediately.

As Program Director, Fredlund will be responsible for managing a talented team, curating engaging content, orchestrating the tone, and programming to elevating our online presence. She will report to Jason McCollim, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia San Antonio & Austin.

“This is a huge move for Central Texas! Zann brings a powerhouse mix of experience and innovation that’s set to revolutionize KHFI & KXXM’s presence, both on-air and online,” said McCollim.“Zann is all about creating top-notch content, guiding exceptional talent, and positioning our stations as the ultimate destination for dynamic music and information. We can’t wait to see her impact.”

Zann joins the Central Texas Market from iHeartMedia Seattle, where she most recently served as the Assistant Program Director for KBKS. She began his career at Wired 96.5 in Philadelphia and is a graduate of Temple University.

“I am so thankful for the opportunity to join the incredibly talented and innovative team at iHeartMedia Central Texas, said Fredlund.“I’d like to extend a huge thank you to Amy Leimbach and Jason McCollim for entrusting me to be part of the vision for iHeartMedia’s heritage CHR brands in San Antonio and Austin. I’d also like to thank my Seattle family who have welcomed me here with open arms. Without the guidance of Maynard, Rich Moore, Mark Glynn and the rest of the team in Seattle, I would not be embarking on this exciting opportunity in 2024.”