WTKK Brings Doug Meehan to Afternoons

June 14, 2011


Afternoons are Live & Local with Doug Meehan on 96.9 FM Boston Talks
Hear Doug Weekdays from 2 to 6 pm

Boston Talks 96.9 FM, WTKK, announced today that The Doug Meehan Show will be added to the station’s weekday lineup Monday through Friday from 2:00pm – 6:00pm.

Doug Meehan is a Massachusetts native with strong ties to the Boston community.  He brings his unique style and a flair for the fun side of news along with an innate ability to tap into what people in New England really care about.

Meehan has been heard on WTKK since May of 2011 and is pleased to be joining the Boston Talks weekday lineup.  “I am re-energized by this incredible opportunity because there is no better way to personally connect to people directly than through talk radio,” Meehan says.  “This is an exciting new chapter in my broadcasting career.”

“The people of Boston AND New England will get to know a terrific live and local guy with a big commitment to the community,” said WTKK Program Director Grace Blazer. “Doug brings to 96.9 FM smart and entertaining talk radio with relevant guests, sharp topics, and the wisdom and wit of a great radio talent. Live, local, and interactive programming now accounts for 100% of WTKK’s weekday lineup from 4:30am to 6pm.”

ABOUT DOUG MEEHAN

Doug Meehan started in radio at WLDM in Westfield and WPXC on Cape Cod.  Most recently, Doug flew for seven years as FOX25’s Morning News Helicopter Reporter.  He joined WFXT as Boston’s first full-time television helicopter reporter.  Meehan has extensive field reporting and news anchor experience, working in cities including Dallas, Tampa, Austin, Hartford and Providence. Prior to joining FOX25, Meehan was a general assignment reporter for WHDH 7 News in Boston. When Meehan travels, it’s usually to cover breaking news. His field reporting assignments have ranged from New England blizzards to hurricanes on the Gulf Coast. He was one of the first local reporters on the scene following the New York City Blackout.  Doug is a former middle school teacher and U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain. Meehan loves flying, boating, music and plays guitar. He grew up in West Yarmouth, Massachusetts and is a graduate of Westfield State College. Prior to broadcasting, Doug was a Physical Education teacher at Mattachesse Middle School on the Cape.  In 1986, he completed the 110th running of the Boston Marathon.

WTKK’s weekday lineup is NECN Morning News 4:30a-6am, The Jim & Margery Show 6-10am, Michael Graham 10am-2pm, Doug Meehan 2-6pm, Michael Smerconish 6-10pm, John Batchelor 10p-1am, and John & Jeff 1a-4:30a.