Lois Melkonian

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Susie Wargin joins Dave Logan at KOA, Dave Krieger fired

    Back in April, we told you about longtime 9News sportscaster Susie Wargin's plan to leave the station after her contract expires in August in order to devote herself to real estate. Now, however, her career has taken another turn. Beginning this afternoon, she'll begin co-hosting the rebranded Color ... More >>

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    January 10, 2012

    Dave Krieger on why he's leaving Denver Post for full-time KOA gig

    Dave Krieger is one of the truly outstanding newspaper sports columnists at work today -- not only in Denver, but the country as a whole. Yet as of next week, he'll be giving up his role at the Denver Post in favor of a full-time co-hosting position at KOA radio. Why? Krieger reveals that he'd hope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Dave Logan signs new KOA contract, to remain voice of Denver Broncos for three more years

    Dave Logan.​Only a few months ago, many University of Colorado fans were touting Dave Logan as the CU Buffs' next head coach. But it was not to be: CU's hiring of Jon Embree made it clear that Logan is unlikely to ever jump from coaching Mullen High School to his Division I dream job. So he's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    April Zesbaugh faces uphill battle in KOA's cutest baby contest

    Baby April, not Baby W.C. Fields.​As part of its cutest baby photo contest, KOA is asking listeners to pick the best baby snapshots of station personalities. The pics are alternately adorable and hilarious, with April Zesbaugh's drunk-on-milk image and Jon Caldara's aggressively sullen shot s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008

    Clear Channel stations at the DNC: What'd he say?

    "Speak up! I can't hear you!" During coverage of the DNC on The Ride Home, KOA's afternoon-drive show, host Lois Melkonian said that because of coaching responsibilities at Mullen High School, her usual partner, Dave Logan, wouldn't be sitting at her side in the outlet's Pepsi Center space. Instea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Reggie McDaniels mystery solved

    Reggie McDaniel's moved on to a pay-for-play gig. In an August 7 blog, I wrote about Reggie McDaniel, a ten-year veteran of KOA-AM/850 who mysteriously vanished from the outlet's airwaves despite his continuing presence on its website -- and at this writing, his web page is still there. In the ear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2008
  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Sound Check

    Has the Don Imus controversy permanently altered the radio universe? Clear Channel yakkers huddled to talk about it.

  • News

    October 5, 2006


    As one media squall weakens, another strikes.

  • News

    December 1, 2005

    Home Boy

    Steffan Tubbs defies logic by returning to his roots.

  • News

    August 4, 2005

    The Message

    The Rookie