March 5, 2024

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BJ Shea to replace Danny Bonaduce

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Seattle radio veteran B.J. Shea will replace Danny Bonaduce as the morning co-host on HeartMedia Classic Rock 102.5 KZOK, now known as B.J. & Sarah Mornings. Providing company to Sarah Schiller, Shea will officially begin his new role from January 8. Shea has been a recognized voice on Seattle radio since 1999, while Schiller has been with KZOK since 2011.

iHeartMedia Classic Rock 102.5 KZOK/Seattle just announced that Seattle radio icon B.J. Shea will succeed the retiring Danny Bonaduce as morning co-host of the newly rebranded B.J. & Sarah Mornings, alongside Sarah
Schiller, beginning January 8

Shea, a fixture on Seattle radio since 1999, the past 17 years in mornings across the street on Audacy’s KISW. “I am so humbled and excited to work for the best company in our business,” Shea remarked. “This was indeed an elusive career bucket list item that I’m thrilled to check off. I love radio and I love Seattle, and I’m very grateful for the opportunity to keep entertaining the Puget Sound with Sarah, who is an amazing talent. We are gonna have so much fun!”

Co-host Sarah has been with 102.5 KZOK since 2011, in the role she had beside Danny Bonaduce for the past 14 years when the duo was originally paired in Philadelphia. “I have been part of KZOK with Danny Bonaduce for the past 12 years and thought, there’s no way they’ll find someone who can fill his shoes. No one who lives, eats, sleeps and breathes the Seattle area like that. But I was wrong,” said Sarah. “I am SO excited for the next chapter with Seattle radio legend B.J. Shea. We are going to have so much fun… once I’ve had several cups of coffee.”

KZOK PD Chris Sargent said, “The idea that after working with a legend like Danny Bonaduce, another one walks through the front door of iHeartMedia Seattle is just incredible. I have been a fan of B.J Shea for years and now to work beside him for the next chapter of KZOK is awesome!”

Rich Moore, SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Seattle, noted, “I’m forever grateful to have gotten to work with Danny Bonaduce on KZOK, and I’m extremely excited to bring B.J. into our building to help with the next chapter on the legendary KZOK. He will join and help us reload the best morning shows in Seattle under one roof.”

BJ Shea, Danny Bonaduce and Sarah Schiller are represented by Paul Anderson of Workhouse Media.

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