Sunday, June 16, 2019

Stephen Lieberman has been named General Sales Manager of Radio One DC's sports radio station The Team 980 WTEM-AM, effective July 8, 2019. Lieberman has more than 23 years of experience in sales and marketing, most recently serving as General Sales Manager of NBC Sports Washington. Before that, Lieberman served as the Local Sales Manager for Disney’s ESPN Radio 1000 (WMVP) in Chicago for five years. Read more

Friday, June 14, 2019

Matthew Jarecki is named night host at Entercom “SportsRadio 610” KILT Houston. Jarecki comes to KILT from Northern Arizona University adult alternative KLJX-LP Flagstaff, where he hosted mornings. He also served as a sideline reporter for KAFF-FM and NAU-TV in Flagstaff. Read more

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Radio One names Paris Nicole the new Program Director of urban contemporary "Boom 103.9", WPHI-FM, Philadelphia. The promotion makes Nicole the youngest Program Director at Radio One.  Read more

Jason Bentley will complete his ten-year term as Santa Monica, CA National Public Radio Station KCRW’s Music Director and host of 'Morning Becomes Eclectic' on August 30th. Bentley will continue to host his popular Saturday-night global electronic mix show, Metropolis. Read more

Maggie Corry has been named Development Director for non-commercial "88Nine Radio Milwaukee", (WYMS). Corry has served as the stations' membership manager for the last three years. She replaces Francesca Kempfer, who served as development director for the last 8 years and is taking a position at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation. Read more

Kelly Mac has been named Program Director of Cumulus Media's Urban AC radio station "Magic 102.5", KTCX-FM in Beaumont, TX. Mac has nearly two decades experience in broadcasting, including stops in Charleston, SC (WWBZ and WWWZ); Mobile, AL (WBLX); Greenville, SC (WJMZ); Philadelphia, PA (WDAS and WUSL); Indianapolis, IN (WTLC); and Charlotte, NC (WBAV). Read more

Jonathan “JR” Ruppel is the new Brand Manager for Saga's Portland, Maine country station, "101.9 Today's Country", WPOR. He replaces Crash Poteet, who is headed to West Virginia for new opportunities. Ruppel most recently was Brand Manager of Saga's classic country WSIG, Harrisonburg, VA. Read more

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jeff Brummel is named Group National Sales Manager for SummitMedia, effective June 24. The 30-year industry veteran comes to the company from Townsquare Media, where he was Director of National Sales. Read more

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Westwood One elevates Todd Alan to Vice President, Affiliate Sales, Music & Entertainment. Alan rises from Director, Affiliate Sales. Julie Bell, most recently Regional Director, Affiliate Relations at United Stations, joins Westwood One, assuming Alan’s prior role. Read more

Cox Media Group talk “102.5 The Bone” WHPT Tampa inks a multi-year contract extension with morning man Mike Calta. Read more

Forrest Goodman, morning co-host on iHeartMedia “News Radio 600” WREC Memphis, has died. Goodman was also the pre-game and post-game host of Memphis Tigers football and basketball games heard on the station. Read more

Keith Memoly is upped to PD at Cox Media Group “News 96.5” WDBO-FM and “ESPN Radio 580” WDBO Orlando. Memoly has been serving as APD of the stations since 2017. Read more

Kevin Callahan adds PD duties at Entercom country “K-Frog” KFRG Riverside-San Bernardino (95.1). Callahan, who continues in his role as Program Operations Manager for Entercom’s San Diego properties, replaces Scott Ward, who exits. Read more

Chris Moreau joins Cumulus Media Green Bay as VP/Market Manager. Moreau transfers to Green Bay from the company’s Appleton/Oshkosh five station cluster, where he was Director of Sales. Read more

Monday, June 10, 2019

Danny Morrison is hosting mornings at the recently launched “Forge 95.3” KBHH Fresno. The station, owned by Farmworker Educational Radio, recently adjusted from regional Mexican to bilingual CHR. Read more

Ray Lucia, the financial radio and TV talk show host whose program is syndicated through BizTalkRadio, has announced his retirement, effective June 28. The program debuted on KFMB San Diego on 1990 and entered into syndication in 2000. A TV version of “The Ray Lucia Show” was launched in 2006. Read more

Nick Wize has been named Assistant Program Director and Afternoon Drive host for iHeartMedia's Top 40 station "93.3 FLZ", WFLZ in Tampa Bay, FL, effective immediately. Wize had served as Assistant Program Director and on-air personality for "93.7 KRQ", KRQQ, in Tucson since May 2018.  Read more

Entercom country “K-Frog” KFRG Riverside-San Bernardino (95.1) PD/afternoon host Scott Ward exits. Read more

Friday, June 07, 2019

Regional Media – Virden Broadcasting has selected Jesse Patridge as its new Local Sales Manager. Regional Media owns radio stations and digital websites throughout the states of Illinois, Iowa, and has holdings in Kaua’i Hawaii as well. Partridge is a graduate of Western Illinois University and has a background in the service industry. Read more

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Matt Derrick has been named Operations Manager of SummitMedia/Omaha and Program Director for Top 40 "Channel 94.1", KQCH, effective June 17th. Matt Derrick joins SummitMedia Omaha from Boise, Idaho. Along with programming CHR Channel 94.1, KQCH; Matt will oversee Z-92, KEZO; AC Star 104.5, KSRZ; Classic Rock CD 105.9, KKCD; and Sports AM590 ESPN Radio, KXSP. Read more

Krissy T will host nights for "Channel 95.5", iHeartMedia's Top 40/CHR station in Detroit, effectively immediately. Krissy T joins the iHeartMedia Detroit market from Hot 104.7 in Portland, Maine, where she most recently served as the morning show co-host. Read more

Westwood One News has promoted Executive Editor John Stolnis to News Manager. In this newly-created role, Stolnis will be responsible for day-to-day assignments, coverage, and newsroom operations. Stonnis has served as Executive Editor and reporter for Westwood One News since its debut in 2015. Read more

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Changes at The Voice Radio Network urban contemporary “Power 101.7” WZEB Salisbury-Ocean City, MD with Jessica Martinez returning to the station as morning co-host of “The Bill Baker & Jessica Show.” Read more

Cox Media Group Long Island elevates Katelin Tinley to Director of Sales. Tinley had most recently been serving as General Sales Manager for the cluster, which includes classic rock WBAB (102.3) and CHR WBLI (106.1). Read more

Entercom “Sports Radio 610” KILT Houston morning co-host Paul Gallant has exited. The “Mad Radio” morning show now lists only Mike Meltser and Seth Payne as show hosts. Read more

JD Garfield returns to Impact Radio Group rhythmic CHR “Wild 101.1” KWYD Boise as PD, while adding programming responsibilities at “99.1 I-Rock” KQBL-HD2. Garfield previously programmed “Wild 101.1” until 2017, when he left for the PD/afternoon drive post at Alpha Media CHR WDJX Louisville (99.7). Read more

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Alpha Media Portland has signed talk show host Lars Larson to a multi-year contract extension through 2024. Larson hosts 12-4pm on “FM News 101” KXL Portland and on 21 Pacific Northwest stations through Alpha Media’s Radio Northwest Network. Read more

Jason “Budman” Paige is been named co-host and Executive Producer for the “Big Mama and the Wild Bunch” morning show on Beasley Media Group CHR “B103.9” WXKB Ft. Myers. Paige was most recently at Entercom rhythmic CHR KSFM Sacramento as part of the “Budman and Booger” night program. Read more

Reid Thrush is named OM for Saga Communications Hilton Head, SC. Thrush will also serve as PD of AC “Easy 93.7” WOEZ and adult hits WVSC (103.1). He comes to Saga from West Virginia Radio Corporation, where was OM for the company’s Elkins cluster and did afternoons on classic hits WWLW Clarksburg (106.5). Read more

University of Arkansas news/talk/classical KUAF Fayetteville (91.3) has named Leigh Wood its new General Manager. Wood was most recently membership director for the public radio station. She succeeds Rick Stockdell, who is stepping down after 35 years. Read more

Marty Manning, creative director and public affairs director at iHeartMedia AC KESZ Phoenix (99.9), will retire on June 21 ending a 50-year radio career. Read more

Buffalo market veteran Tony Magoo joins Radio One Buffalo oldies WECK (1230) as morning news anchor. Magoo, who has been absent from the market for 25 years, started his career at WJJL (1440) and later worked at WPHD-FM (96.1), WBYR (98.9), the former WMJQ and WUFX, the Buffalo News reports. Read more

Corinna Delgado joins Entercom classic hits “97.1 The Drive” WIAD Washington, DC as morning co-host. Delgado was most recently midday host at Cumulus Media hot AC WRQX, which signed off on Friday, May 31. Read more

Bill Black has been named Director of Urban Programming for iHeartMedia urban contemporary WJLB (97.9) and urban AC “Mix 92.3” WMXD Detroit. Black comes to the stations from Radio One Cleveland, where he served as PD of urban AC WZAK (93.1) and urban contemporary “Z-107.9” WENZ. Read more

Dustin “Fletcher” Matthews has been named Program Director for iHeart Media's Alternative Rock station "106.5 The End", WEND in Charlotte, NC. Before joining 106.5 The End, he served as Director of Alternative Rock Programming for iHeartMedia’s St. Louis Region. Read more

Monday, June 03, 2019

David LaBrozzi is the new Program Director for Cumulus News/Talk "77 WABC" and New York Urban AC station "Radio 103.9" WNBM-FM. LaBrozzi joins the stations from "95.5 PLJ" in New York, where he served as Program Director since May 2018. Prior to that, LaBrozzi served as Vice President, Programming, for Entercom’s four-station cluster in Baltimore, MD for 14 years. Read more

Alpha Media names Brown Operations Manager of the company’s Columbia, SC properties. Brown, who segues from Alpha Media Louisville, will continue as Format Captain for the company’s urban, urban AC and gospel brands. Read more

Chuck “DZL” Thompson has been named Program Director for iHeartMedia country “96.9 The Kat” WKKT Charlotte. A company veteran, Thompson most recently served as PD for modern rock “106.5 The End” WEND. Read more