New owner at Salem’s KBZY 1490 AM


Louis Risewick is the new owner of KBZY Radio. Risewick is the owner of AJ’s Hideaway Bar and Grill in Keizer, as well as co-owner of Flight Deck Restaurant & Lounge at Salem Airport. 

KBZY can be found at 1490 AM and plays programs featuring Mike Barrett who covers local sports, talk show programs hosted by John Tesh, Charlie Foxx and Shirley Viola and musical offerings. 

KBZY’s previous owner, Roy Dittman, who owned the station since 1985, passed away nearly two years ago. His wife, Gloria, took the reins and continued to provide support for the station in numerous ways.