Charlie Eads has been the owner and general manager of mid-valley radio stations KGAL and KSHO since the purchase of KGAL by Eads Broadcasting Corporation in1981. Before that, he was the sales manager and general manager for the previous owner. Charlie started in broadcasting in Oregon in 1976. He also built and owned 102.3 FM and sold it to operators in Eugene. He was part owner of a radio station in Portland for two years.
KSHO AM 920 went on the air in 1950 and now features an Adult Standards format with popular music from the '30s to today. In addition, the station carries West Albany High School sports.
You’ve Got A Story To Tell – Let Us Tell It
Whether you’re a local small business, a big state-wide business, or a national chain, KGAL SmartTalk 1580, KSHO AM & FM, and the Action Stream can tell your business story to our listeners.
We also offer a variety of marketing and promotional services, customized for your business.
KGAL & KSHO Radio are involved in supporting local charities, cultural activities, and schools. The stations are sponsors of both the River Rhythms and Mondays at Monteith concerts in Albany and the To Your Health Concert Series in Lebanon.
Charlie Eads does the booking of acts for Mondays at Monteith in conjunction with Albany Parks & Recreation. Our stations have a strong focus on local events, issues, entertainment, civic functions, as well as, charitable causes.
We take pride in being an important part of the fabric of our community. We also love taking part in community events and getting behind local causes that affect our listeners.
We are extremely proud of our commitment as the community radio stations that actively support hundreds of worthwhile causes.
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