Long-time KRCL volunteer, Eugenie Hero Jaffe,
joins 90.9 KRCL as mid-day host
Salt Lake City, UT: 90.9fm KRCL shifts its daytime hosts to include long-time KRCL volunteer on air host Eugenie Hero Jaffe to the mix. Jaffe replaces morning host Jamie Gadette. After three years behind the mic, Gadette recently resigned her position to concentrate on her graduate studies. Music director and current midday host, Ebay Jamil Hamilton, will move to the morning slot 8–11am, Jaffe will be on midday 11am–2pm and Bad Brad Wheeler will continue in his afternoon drive time slot from 2–6pm.
Currently, Jaffe co-hosts Red, White & Blues on Monday nights and will start her new mid-day role beginning Wednesday, August 29th. She will also produce and voice KRCL’s new Salt Shaker community events calendar.
Jaffe began as a volunteer at the station in 2003. In addition to being heard on KRCL, she has also served as an on air host on KUER and KCPW in Salt Lake City. She brings more than 20 years of experience in arts and entertainment to KRCL. Jaffe began her career in New York City as a theatrical publicist. After moving to Salt Lake City in 1998 she served as associate editor for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and worked as a freelance writer. In 2009, she co-founded Bombshell Music & Media, a boutique event, public relations and marketing company.
“Jamie has been a key KRCL staff member. We’re glad she will continue to work with KRCL as a volunteer and fill in host,” according to General Manager Vicki Mann. “Eugenie brings KRCL a wealth of professional experience, a keen understanding of the Salt Lake community and a passion for great music. We’re thrilled to have her on board,”
“KRCL has been an important part of my 14 years here in Salt Lake,” said Jaffe, “I’m thrilled to be joining Ebay, Brad and the talented KRCL staff and volunteers as a daytime host.”
90.9fm KRCL is a non-profit, listener-supported community radio station based in Salt Lake City, UT. For 32 years KRCL has been an independent resource with a mission to strengthen the community by presenting diverse, independent, and progressive information and music programming.