Abby Krizner Named PD for 105.9 The X/Pittsburgh
iHeartMedia has named Abby Krizner as Program Director for 105.9 The X, Radio Home of the Pittsburgh Penguins, effective immediately. She will report to David Edgar, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Pittsburgh.
“Abby is the perfect fit to lead 105.9 The X programming department,” said Edgar. “She will bring her strategic thinking, music and lifestyle knowledge and creative promotional ideas to the station. Plus, she is an actual rock star, performing with her local band Tiny Wars.”
Krizner began her career with 105.9 The X in 2008, where she most recently served as an Assistant Program Director and Morning Show Host. She has also served as the Music Director and an on-air personality for iHeartRadio’s Custom Alternative station. She received her master’s degree in Multimedia Technology from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve as Program Director for my hometown station, 105.9 The X,” said Krizner. “My thirteen years have been so much more than the creative expression heard on the air. I’ve had incredible leadership with mentors providing apt challenges along the way that will serve me well as I take on this role.”