Veteran Los Angeles Times entertainment journalist John Horn has joined KPCC, the radio station announced Tuesday.
Horn will join KPCC as a host for an upcoming arts and entertainment program, which will hit the airwaves this fall. Horn will fill one of five slots on the new show.
“Horn is bringing his formidable insight, interviewing and writing skills, and industry connections to KPCC as it embarks on one of its most ambitious programming efforts since the launch of Take Two in 2012.” KPCC said in a statement.
Horn confirmed the announcement via Twitter:
After an amazing 12 years at the LA Times, I have joined @KPCC to host the public radio station’s new daily entertainment and culture show.
— John Horn (@JGHorn) May 13, 2014
Horn had been at the Los Angeles Times since 2002. He previously held key editorial positions at Newsweek, Associated Press and Orange County Register. He was also a senior editor of Premiere Magazine. Horn has covered entertainment in Southern California for close to 30 years.
Before hitting the airwaves this fall, Horn’s show will debut as a podcast in June with Horn being featured on the air.