News Bites for June 11...
...The “iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Maroon 5” is set for Monday, June 14 to celebrate the release of the new album “JORDI,” which was released on Friday, June 11. The virtual event, hosted by iHeartMedia-syndicated morning host Valentine, will feature an intimate performance, as well as an exclusive interview with Adam Levine and needle drops from the album. The event will stream on the iHeartRadio YouTube channel and broadcast across iHeartMedia’s hot AC and CHR radio stations at at 8pm local time.
...Bonneville classic rock “98.5 K-Fox” KUFX San Jose partners with Working Partnerships USA to help the families of the victims of the VTA Railyard Tragedy. From 7am-7pm on Friday June 11 the station opened “K-Fox Charity Jukebox” taking requests for monetary donations, which will benefit the VTA Solidarity Fund.
...ABC News Radio will provide live anchored coverage of the Biden-Putin summit (June 15-16), with correspondent Karen Travers reporting live from Geneva. Correspondent Aaron Katersky will anchor from New York and be joined by ABC News contributors and experts on Russia and cybersecurity. Hourly status reports will be offered throughout the morning and as news warrants. ABC News’ flagship daily podcast “Start Here,” hosted by Brad Mielke, will provide coverage of the summit, featuring the latest updates from ABC News’ reporters and analysts.
...Audacy sports “670 The Score” WSCR Chicago afternoon host Danny Parkins is hosting a 24-hour radiothon to benefit Athletes for Justice’s Austin Harvest. The “What About Chicago Radothon” kicks off at 9am on June 23 and will air on WSCR around the clock, according to Chicago media reporter Robert Feder. “The name ‘What About Chicago’ is a defiant response and this radiothon will hopefully highlight what Chicago is really about – a Chicago radio station partnering with a Chicago charity with a mission to help improve the lives of Chicago kids in a Chicago neighborhood,” Parkins said in a release.
...Charlamagne Tha God, co-host of the Premiere Networks-syndicated “The Breakfast Club,” will be a host at the “Social Gloves Battle of the Platforms” pay-per-view event on June 12. Charlamagne Tha God will serve as Home Base Host for the pop culture event that brings together boxing, music, esports, fashion and NFTs.