Radio personality Matt McAllister, producer Joe Wallace are headed to Seattle for new gig

Posted at 5:00 PM, Sep 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-26 20:05:05-04

Radio personality Matt McAllister is headed to Seattle for a new gig.

McAllister will help launch a revamped morning show at 100.7 The Wolf, a country station in Seattle, Washington, Entercom Communications Corp. confirmed in a news release on Tuesday.

Joe Wallace, a longtime producer for the then-called "Ben and Matt Show" on 102.5 KNIX, will also make the move to Seattle to produce the new show, McAllister said.

The news comes nine months after McAllister and Wallace were abruptly let go from the station.

McAllister is scheduled to be on the air in Seattle the week of Oct. 2. As for the show's name and McAllister's co-hosts, those details will be released at a later date, the release said.

"Matt is creative, innovative, competitive, and laser-focused on bringing audiences compelling content for their morning commute," said Drew Bland, program director at 100.7 The Wold, in a written statement. "We are excited to welcome him to our team in Seattle, leading the next chapter of mornings for 100.7 The Wolf."

Shortly after the news was announced, Brooke Hoover, one of the personality's on KNIX's "Tim, Ben and Brooke" morning show, tweeted, "Huge congrats to @JustMcMatt and @ProducerJoePHX !! kick butt in Seattle and try to behave yourselves."

"You're a class act," McAllister replied.