Matt Pinfield Exits KFOG to Focus on Westwood One Duties

KFOG San Francisco morning host and rock journalist Matt Pinfield is exiting the Cumulus Media outlet to focus on his two nationally syndicated Westwood One radio shows, the weekly rock history show, “Flashback” and the nightly, “Two Hours.” Pinfield joined the station a little over a year ago, in April 2016.

In January of this year, Pinfield announced he was taking a leave from KFOG to enter a California rehab facility after a “slip involving alcohol,” returning in February. “I’m so excited about the future at KFOG,” he said at the time. Pinfield recently published his memoir, “All These Things That I’ve Done: My Insane, Improbable Rock Life.”

Pinfield commenting on his step away from daily wake-up duties at KFOG said, “I’d like to thank my family at KFOG and Cumulus San Francisco, who I love dearly, for giving me the freedom to concentrate on my two national radio shows for Westwood One, time to focus on my book, and to continue to work on developing TV and film projects. I love the Bay Area and being part of the legacy of such a heritage radio station as KFOG!”

Cumulus Media San Francisco VP/Market Manager Justin Wittmayer added, “We thank Matt for his contributions to KFOG and wish him all the best moving forward as he continues to entertain radio audiences through his two national radio shows.”

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