Greg Cole is 98 KCQ’s afternoon guy from 3 to 7pm and Operations Manager. He joined the Q Crew in April 2011 after spending more than eight years on the radio at Sacramento, California’s country station, KNCI.
Greg’s a native of the Washington, D.C. area where he began his radio
career. His country radio history includes stops in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD, Shreveport, LA, Sacramento, CA and Nashville, TN where he was the program director for WSM-FM as well as an air personality for WSM-AM, the radio home of the Grand Ole Opry.
During his career, he has won Billboard magazine’s Large Market Country Music Director of the Year award and has been nominated for the same award multiple times. He has also received the Large Market Country Music Director of the Year award from the music industry publication The Gavin Report. He was nominated as Country Program Director of the Year by Billboard magazine during his time at WSM-FM Nashville.
Here are some of Greg’s “Favorites”:
TV shows: NCIS, Doctor Who, Top Gear (UK version), The Glades
Movies: James Bond series, Jason Bourne series
Foods: steak, Italian, beef & broccoli, a great burger, pepperoni pizza
Drinks: Coca-Cola, sweet tea, fresh squeezed lemonade
Sports teams: Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers (new fave), Washington
Redskins, Detroit Lions (new fave), Miami Dolphins
Country stars: George Strait, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum,
Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith