Jim Kallas named Riverfront Broadcasting-Spearfish General Manager


Riverfront Broadcasting LLC has elevated Jim Kallas to the position of General Manager of Spearfish, South Dakota. Jim Kallas will serve as the Spearfish GM for KDDX-FM (X Rock) and KZZI-FM (Eagle Country).

Kallas has played a significant role with the stations since arriving in 1996. Among other duties, Jim has served as Program Director, On-Air Talent, Operations Manager and Account Executive.

Mike Fell, General Manager for Riverfront-Rapid City, in making the announcement said,  “We are very excited to announce that Jim Kallas will not only be leading our great Riverfront team in Spearfish, but that many important decisions will be made at the local level from a hometown perspective. Radio is a local and regional enterprise and there is no question that the Northern Hills community has come to know and respect Jim and will appreciate working with Riverfront-Spearfish even more with Jim Kallas at the helm. “

Kallas added, “As the top 2 radio stations in the region, X Rock (KDDX) and Eagle Country (KZZI) carry an incredible responsibility to all the communities in our listening area and I look forward to ensuring that the stations continue to offer the best information, entertainment, and marketing and digital platforms to our listeners and advertisers. “

Kallas will assume his new duties August 1, 2019.

About Riverfront Broadcasting LLC.

Riverfront Broadcasting is a privately owned company with radio stations in Spearfish, Rapid City, Yankton, and Pierre, South Dakota.  Also, Riverfront Broadcasting owns and operates stations in the Midwestern states of Iowa  (Algona, Boone, Humbolt and Webster City) and Minnesota (Windom and Blue Earth).  Riverfront Broadcasting’s subsidiary company, Riverfront Digital, offers a wide array of digital advertising platforms for area businesses.   Riverfront Broadcasting LLC is owned by Carolyn and Doyle Becker of Yankton, South Dakota.

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