Albany, NY – November 10, 2017 – PYX 106, Albany’s Only Classic Rock Station, announced today the 5th annual Vets Rock broadcast featuring 11 local military service men and women – including a husband and wife team.
For three weeks in October, PYX 106 personalities encouraged local veterans to visit PYX106.com and submit to guest DJ on the station. The selected veterans will host the station’s programming and conversation topics for the day. In addition, PYX 106 will feature the Vets Rock Podcast on iHeartRadio, giving Vet DJs an additional platform to be heard on this year.
“It’s an honor to have special guest Vet DJs on the air each Veterans Day” said John Cooper, Program Director for PYX 106. “We air some incredible stories from those who service our country. The veterans are excited to have their stories on the iHeartRadio app as well, which gives their family, friends, and peers they served with, an opportunity to hear them wherever they may be across the world!”
The veterans were selected to DJ their own hour-long broadcast sharing stories of Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and other personal military experiences. Vets Rock will kick off with a special segment on the Quinn & Cantara Morning Show on Friday, November 10 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., and will continue from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Veterans Day – Saturday, November 11, 2017.
PYX 106 is the leading media outlet in the Albany market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast station; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, the leading all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with more than 1.4 billion app downloads and 100 million registered users.