Entercom San Diego and Sunny 98.1 have announced the launch of “Smooth Jazz KIFM, 98.1 HD2,” marking the return of Smooth Jazz to the airwaves of San Diego after a 6-year hiatus. The letters KIFM have been synonymous with jazz in San Diego for over 30 years and Sunny 98.1 is excited to welcome the format back to the airwaves. KIFM will be the new home for today’s top jazz tracks as well as the classics. In addition, KIFM will also feature the legendary Dave Koz Radio Show and San Diego native Art Good’s Jazz Trax. For more than 30 years, the frequency was home to one of the nation’s leading Smooth Jazz radio stations, Smooth Jazz 98.1.
“Jazz was a long-standing format in San Diego and KIFM was the heritage station,” says Sunny 98.1 Program Director Brooks O’Brian. “Even as we went through format changes, no longer played jazz and finally changed our call letters completely, there was always that group of loyal jazz fans asking to bring it back to San Diego. So we listened and now Smooth Jazz FM is back!”
Listeners can tune in to Smooth Jazz KIFM at KIFM.com, with the Sunny 98.1 app or over the airwaves at 98.1 HD2. Soon to be available on Tunein and iTunes.