Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Cumulus Media has promoted veteran radio programming professional and St. Louis Classic Rock Hall of Famer Randy Raley to Program Director for Classic Rock station "V100", KDVV, and Classic Hits station "99.3 The Eagle" KWIC, Topeka. Raley will continue in his role as on-air personality on V100 weekdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Read more

Monday, July 15, 2019

Sytonnia “Toni” Moore will be part of "The Morning Groove" on Cox Media Group Atlanta's "KISS 104.1", WALR-FM starting July 22, joining Art Terrell and Corey “Zooman” Miller, weekdays from 5 to 9 a.m.  Most recently, Moore was an on-air personality for Entercom's "V-103", WVEE-FM in Atlanta. Read more

L.A. personality and voiceover actor Andy Chanley is joining California State University's Triple A 88.5 FM KCSN in Los Angeles as PM drive host. Chanley most recently did mornings at EMF's non-commercial "100.3 The Sound" KKLQ/Los Angeles. In addition to radio career, Chanley has been featured on campaigns for Safeway, Subway, and McDonald’s. He also contributes to the celebrated “Your Artificial Friends” podcast. Read more

David Levin has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Licensing for BMI, effective immediately. In his newly expanded role, Levin is responsible for all of BMI’s domestic licensing and revenue generation, encompassing radio, television, digital media, cable, satellite and general licensing. Levin will oversee teams in New York and Nashville. Read more

Longtime AAA WNCS Program Director Zeb Norris resurfaces as the new PD at "Classic Hits 101 the One", a Radio Vermont Group simulcast on WEXP (101.5 MHz) Brandon, VT and 101.7 WCVT in Stowe, Vermont. Prior to a 13-year run at WNCS Norris worked in Albany NY, Sacramento, Seattle/Tacoma, San Jose, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco. Read more

Friday, July 12, 2019

Karen “Cha Cha” Harlow is joining Adult Hits "100.7" KFMB-FM in San Diego in the Saturday 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m time slot. Cha Cha first started in San Diego radio in the 80s, crossing the border to the XHTZ studios in Mexico. She then joined KHTS/San Diego in the afternoon before leaving to be a news anchor and reporter at KNX/Los Angeles. Read more

Rick Hall has joined Moody Radio as manager of digital radio. Hall will be  responsible for the ongoing daily operation, scheduling, growth and outreach of Moody Radio's online stations. Most recently, Hall was program director and morning show host at Christian AC "Star 99.1", WAWZ-FM in the New York market. Read more

Legendary Beasley Media Group Tampa Bay radio personality Mason Dixon has signed a multi-year renewal to continue doing mornings at Classic Hits "Q105", WRBQ-FM. The radio veteran has been consistently ranked among the top rated morning shows in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg market.  Read more

Ralph Marino has been named Assistant Program Director and Morning On-Air Personality at Beasley Media Group’s soft AC "Sunny 106.3", WJPT-FM in Fort Myers, Florida. Marino most recently hosted mornings at Hot AC "99.9 The Q", WQRC-FM and Middays at "Cape Country 104", WKPE-FM on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Read more

Matt Mangas has officially returned to programming duty at Beasley Media Group’s soft AC "Sunny 106.3", WJPT-FM in Fort Myers, Florida, while maintaining his role as Program Director and Midday Host on rock station "96 K-Rock" WRXK. Mangas has been with the Ft. Myers radio cluster since he joined the company in October of 2017.  Read more

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Emmis has promoted Traci Thomson to Senior VP, Human Resources. Thomson joined the company in 2004 as Director, Employee Services and spent the past decade as VP, Human Resources. Read more

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

DJ Sir RJ (Richie Savage) joins Radio One urban contemporary WCDX Richmond (92.1) for nights. Savage was most recently with Entercom Richmond cluster. Read more

Denene McNiece is named Director of Sales for Radio One Indianapolis. She joins from the former Entercom Indy cluster – hot AC “107.9 The Mix” WNTR, sports WXNT (1430) and CHR WZPL (99.5) – where she served as General Sales Manager. Read more

Jon Ballard joins Lotus Radio classic rock KOZZ-FM Reno (105.7) for mornings, effective August 5. Ballard was most recently PD/afternoon host at co-owned rock “105.1 The Blaze” KKBZ Fresno. He replaces Tina Smash, who exited in June. Read more

Nicholas Alexander joins communications law firm Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP (WBK) as a Partner in the Washington, DC office. Alexander joins the firm with an extensive background in telecommunications law and policy issues having served for more than a decade at the FCC, where he served as a Staff Attorney and Manager in the Wireline Competition Bureau, as Special Counsel in the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy and as a legal advisor to three members of the Commission. He also served as an in-house counsel and as a private attorney. Read more

Lisa Mason, longtime morning host at Summitmedia classic rock “106.9 The Eagle” WBPT Birmingham, passed away due to health issues, the station said in an announcement. Mason, a market veteran, spent more than 17 years as morning host at “The Eagle.” Read more

Afternoon host Blake Powers and midday talent Jenny Q (Quinlan) exit Entercom classic hits KLUV Dallas (98.7) as part of budget cuts. Read more

Atlanta radio personality Axel Lowe has been named Program Director for Cumulus Media’s Atlanta Rock station, “Rock 100.5”, WNNX. He will also serve as PM Drive host for the station. Lowe heads home to Atlanta from Cincinnati, OH, where he was Program Director and PM Drive host for Cumulus Cincinnati’s Active Rock station, “96 Rock”, WFTK. Read more

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Brody Smith, APD/afternoon host at iHeartMedia AC “Sunny 106.5” KSNE-FM Las Vegas has resigned to head back to Raleigh to be closer to family. Read more

Angel Donato, night talent at Entercom classic hits WOGL Philadelphia (98.1), has exited the station. Donato was moved to WOGL nights in March, from AC sister “B101” WBEB, where she did overnights. Read more

Phillip Sutterfield is named General Sales Manager for Cox Media Group Tulsa. A company veteran, Sutterfield has spent more than 25 years in the Tulsa market and will work with CMG radio and television stations. Read more

Monday, July 08, 2019

Alex Clark exits the “Joe and Alex Show” on Radio One CHR “Radio Now 100.9” WNOW-FM Indianapolis. Clark will create and host a daily conservative-viewpoint pop culture show for Turning Point USA. Read more

California State University-Northbridge adult alternative KCSN Los Angeles (88.5) names Mark “Mookie” Kaczor PD. He has been with the station for the past three years, joining as MD and air talent. Read more

Jasmine Lee joins Beasley Media Group CHR “B 103.9” WXKB Ft. Myers as co-host of the “Big Mama and the Wild Bunch Morning Show.” Lee most recently hosted mornings at Mahaffey Enterprises hot AC “Hot 93.7” KSPI-FM Stillwater, OK. Read more

“The Morning Hustle” is added to the lineup at the Radio One operated urban contemporary “Hot 107.5” WGPR Detroit, effective July 15. The program, which is based at the company’s urban contemporary “93.9 Kiss FM” WKYS Washington, is comprised of Angie Ange, “On Air” Jordan and Lore’l. Read more

Hisham Fayed has been named Director of Marketing for iHeartMedia, Boston effective today (7-8).  Fayed has over ten years of brand management and marketing experience.  Previous stops include 106.1 WTKK in Raleigh, NC and “Hot 96.9”, WBQT in Boston. Read more

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

In the latest cutbacks at Entercom’s Philadelphia cluster, Jared Hart has exited WPHT (1210) after Entercom eliminated the Program Director position at the talk station. Spike Eskin, PD at sports sister WIP-FM (94.1), will handle talent coaching and Production Director Frank Canale will cover other details. Read more

Brian Shannon joins Entercom classic rock KGON Portland (92.3) as morning co-host. Shannon joins Terry Boyd on “Terry Boyd’s World,” effective July 8. Shannon’s 30-years of industry experience includes serving as an editor and anchor at the former “News 92” Houston and handling various roles at KFNC Houston, KEGL Dallas and KLOL Houston, where he was a member of the long-running “Stevens & Pruitt Show” when the station was a rock outlet. Read more

Amy Marxkors is named morning co-host at Entercom “News Radio 1120” KMOX St. Louis. Marxkors joins Charlie Brennan for “Total Information AM Overdrive” (8:30-9am) and “The Charlie Brennan Show” (9-11am) Monday through Thursdays. Read more

Morgan Grammer is named Chief Radio Engineer for Cox Medi group Tulsa. Grammer was most recently Chief Engineer for Griffin Communications in Tulsa. Read more

Monday, July 01, 2019

Salem Media Group Boston General Manager Pat Ryan retires after 24 years with the company. Ryan is succeeded by Carole Howley Simmons, rising from GSM at the cluster. Read more

Entravision Laredo names Jeanette Puig Senior VP Integrated Marketing Solutions. Puig returns to the company, where she held the position of National Sales Manager and General Sales Manager for several markets including Laredo, McAllen and Corpus Christi. She was most recently Senior Account Executive at Mspark. Read more

Veteran radio and TV broadcaster Keith Mills is retiring from WBAL Baltimore, after some 40 years talking sports. Mills has worked for the past 13 years at “NewsRadio 1090” WBAL-AM, which airs news, talk and sports. “Come Friday, Mills will retire, having left his mark on three TV and two radio stations, probed hundreds of personalities, won an Emmy and earned the Maryland Sportscaster of the Year award,” The Baltimore Sun reports. Read more

Friday, June 28, 2019

Cox Enterprises names Donna Hall publisher of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Hall was most recently VP of Marketing, Radio and Newspaper Operations for Cox Media Group Atlanta. Read more

Kristy Beebe is named iHeartMedia Regional Senior VP of Sales for the Kentucky-Indiana region, effective August 1. Beebe rises from the GM post at iHeartMedia Louisville, where she will continue to be based. Read more

Ryan “Salt” MacMillan is named morning co-host at Entercom hot AC “96.5 TIC FM” WTIC-FM Hartford, joining Christie Lee effective July 1. MacMillan, succeeds Gary Craig, who is retiring after 35 years with the station. He joins from hot AC sister “Mix 104.1” WWBX Boston, where he was a member of the “Karson & Kennedy” morning show. Read more

Ashley Wilson is named iHeartMedia Director of Country Programming for the Kentucky-Indiana region, where she will oversee five country stations, including “Kentuckiana Country 97.5” WAMZ Louisville and “The Bull” WBUL-FM Lexington (98.1). Wilson transfers to her new post from country sister WNOE-FM New Orleans (101.1), where she has served as PD since December 2017. Read more

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Cece Valencia returns to Meruelo Media classic Hip-Hop KDAY Los Angeles (93.5) and KDEY-FM Riverside-San Bernardino (93.5) for the re-christened “KDAY Morning Show with Cece and Romeo.” Read more

Susan Wargin, midday talent at iHeartMedia classic rock “103.5 The Fox” KRFX Denver, is added to the Denver Brocos game day broadcast team on news/talk sister KOA (850). Wargin will serve as sideline reporter working with play-by-play announcer Dave Logan and color analyst Rick Lewis. Broncos games are simulcast on “103.5 The Fox.” Read more

“Coach” John Kentera takes middays at Entercom sports “97.3 The Fan” KWFN San Diego. Kentera, who will continue to host pre- and postgame shows for Padres baseball games as well as other programs for “The Fan,” replaces the syndicated “Jim Rome Show.” Kentera was with the now defunct “The Mi… Read more