Gila Valley Central Teams Up with Double R Communications

Gila Valley Central has joined forces with Double R Media, which owns radio stations, Kat Kounty, Sunny 102 and KATO. Gila Valley Central will take the place of the Double R Radio’s website,

Now when you log into, you’ll be taken straight to GilaValleyCentral. All of the content from MySouthernAz has been moved to GilaValleyCental:

  • All of the Gila Valley Idol archives have been moved to GilaValleyCentral
  • A “Listen Now” button has been added to the upper right sidebar to stream Kat Kountry.
  • The daily Trades N Sales podcasts which were formerly posted on MySouthernAZ have been moved to the Classifieds page of GilaValleyCentral.

A new free classified advertising section has been added to GilaValleyCentral. In addition to placing a free classified ad or browsing through the listings you can also listen to the podcast archives of Trades N Sales which airs Monday through Saturday mornings on KATO. Many of the Classified Ads on GilaValleyCentral will be included on Trades N Sales.

You’ll also find links to news and information for Double R Media on the top navigation menu. Sports coverage will be greatly expanded with more information available on local sports and scores. Play-by-play coverage of local sports aired on KATO will also be streamed on GilaValleyCentral.

New content includes:

  • A guide to NewsTalk programming on KATO
  • A KATO broadcast calendar so you know what’s playing and when to listen
  • A listing of the Radio Lunch Club Specials
  • Podcasts of ‘The Voice of the Valley.”

Content contributors include:

  • Dan Curtis – Publisher and webmaster
  • Aleda Curtis – News and Events
  • Bill Perry – News Director at KATO for 21 years
  • Lee Patterson – Sports content. Lee has been the play-by-play announcer at KATO for 17 years

The partnership allows GilaValleyCentral and Double R Media to align the strengths of their respective media to provide better coverage of local events, and better services to the listeners and users of the platforms.