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Cumulus Media classic rock “99.9 The Hawk” WODE-FM Allentown-Bethlehem, PA promotes morning show producer Joel Shimer to co-host of the morning show, which is re-christened “The Hawk Morning Show with Rick and Joel.” Shimer has been serving as producer of the program, hosted by Rick Michaels, since May 2019. 

“I couldn’t be more excited about the evolution of The Hawk Morning Show with Rick and Joe,” VP/Market Manager Elizabeth Pembleton said in a release. “I’m so proud of Joel and he is the perfect example of how young talent is being developed under the tutelage of our incredibly talented programming team at Cumulus and his amazing veteran morning host, Rick Michaels.”