Gene Sandbloom

Veteran programmer Gene Sandbloom joins Alpha Media Portland as Operations Director and Program Director of adult alternative KINK (101.9), effective Oct. 1. As Ops Director, Sandbloom will oversee “FM News 1010” KXL-FM, CHR “Live 95.5” KBFF, country “98.7 The Bull” KUPL, sports “The Game” KXTG (750), rhythmic CHR “We 102.9” KWEE, talk “Freedom 970” KUFO and KINK.

“We are thrilled to have Gene join us,” Senior VP/Market Manager Lisa Decker said in a release. “His leadership, creativity, experience and can-do attitude is a perfect fit. He will add a new dynamic to our team.”

Sandbloom most recently spent 25 years with CBS Radio Los Angeles, overseeing modern rock KROQ and adult hits KCBS-FM until his exit in 2017.