Red Rock News

Craig Hanson announces name change to Redrock Broadcasting.


St George, UT (Aug 2016) -- Redrock Broadcasting is the new name of the company that now owns popular St. George, Utah radio stations previously operated under the Simmons Media name.


Craig Hanson, long time Utah Broadcaster, has acquired 100% ownership of the stations, and said that the name change to Redrock Broadcasting reflects his love for Southern Utah and his desire to identify his stations with the local environment.


Under Craig Hanson’s direction, Simmons Media first entered the St. George, Utah market in 1986. Through his leadership, Hanson developed, ran and eventually sold several successful Simmons Media radio stations in Southern Utah to current owners Cherry Creek Radio and Canyon Media.


“We are excited to align our identity with the inspiring and unique landscape of Southern Utah” Craig Hanson, owner, said. “We have a long and proud history of developing strong radio stations in Southern Utah and a heritage of accomplishment and success”


Redrock Broadcasting owns and operates Mix 103.1, KOOL 98.9 and 102.3 Coyote Country in the St. George Market and currently reaches over 30% of the Washington County population every week.


“We look forward to building upon our Simmons Media heritage to create new opportunities for the communities, consumers and customers we are privileged to serve,” Hanson stated.


About Redrock Broadcasting:
Owned by longtime Utah Broadcaster- Craig Hanson, Redrock Broadcasting owns and operates Mix 103.1, KOOL 98.9 and 102.3 Coyote Country in the St George, Utah Market. Combined, the Redrock Broadcasting network of stations reach over 30% of the Washington County population each week.

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